Instant Escapes – Linda van Oudheusden

Imagine a Karoo escape…

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A Sky Full of Dreams – Carolyn McNaughton

The Karoo: those who take the time to get to know the place do not take long to fall in love.

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Fracking, public participation meeting

Karoo Fracking – The People say No

This article from our archives was written after one of Shell’s first public participation meetings in the Karoo. It makes for fascinating background reading.

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Song for the Karoo – Helen Lockhart

Song for the Karoo – Helen Lockhart

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Uit Klip Gekerf

Daar’s ‘n inskripsie op ‘n rots bo-op Oukop, ‘n heuwel wat waghou oor Cradock, wat lees: “what availe it a man that he gain the whole world, but lose his own soul.”

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The Karoo Kitchen

The heat of an old-time Karoo kitchen.

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Karoo Roadside Attractions

Strange discoveries along Karoo roads.

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Karoo Graves: Here Lies Harry Potter

Harry Potter lies buried in a graveyard in Cradock.

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Vegetable soup

Soup in Winter

Outside, a lowering pewter sky. Inside the kitchen, it is time to make soup, and I am instructing Chris in the art of it.

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Kendrew, settlers

Kendrew’s Forgotten Past

A Karoo train siding called Kendrew, and the dark side of movie mogul Isadore William Schlesinger.

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