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Mountains of the Karoo Heartland

The legendary mountain ranges of the Eastern Cape Karoo.

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Children in the Platteland

Growing up in the magical open spaces of the South African countryside

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Mountain Zebra National Park

In the Karoo midlands of the Eastern Cape is one the most beautiful national parks, created to save a diminutive mountain-loving zebra with strange stripes and an orange muzzle.

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Mountain Hideaways of the Karoo Heartland

Seven Eastern Cape Karoo mountain farmstays in the Nieu-Bethesda – Graaff-Reinet region.

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Graveyards of the Karoo

Cemetery Tourism and Tombstone Travel in the Karoo

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The Quiver Trees of Kenhardt

Kenhardt’s quiver trees (kokerbome) are the living – and dying – witnesses to climate change in southern Africa’s arid areas.

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12 Reasons to Holiday in the Karoo

Affordable, safe, fun and other great reasons to come on holiday to the Karoo – now!

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Cricketing Legend of The Midland Bat

Said to be the oldest active cricketing trophy in South Africa, The Midland Bat has been contested in the Eastern Cape Karoo since 1891.

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Hidden Stories of Cradock, Eastern Cape Karoo

Summertime travel to Cradock, Karoo Heartland

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Eleven Platteland Hospitality Tips

Thinking of moving to the South African platteland and opening up a guest house?

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