a drink of dry land

Our Books: A Drink of Dry Land – Journeys through Namibia

A three-month Namibian road trip becomes a popular travel book.

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Our Books: Karoo Keepsakes I

Karoo Keepsakes I – your passport to the Karoo.

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Karoo Keepsakes – Klein Boek, Groot Hart

Die dag toe Kwela vir Cradock kom kuier.

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Prickly pear

A Prickly Customer

From the 1880s right up to the mid-1930s, debate raged over what to do about the Karoo’s prickly pear invasion. The cochineal beetle and cactoblastis moth borer dealt it a killer blow. These days it’s quite respectable.

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course 1

Cradock: Like London – But Different

The Cradock golf course is just like Hyde Park in London – through the winter lens.

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Creative Class – My Foot!

Chinks in the armour of the Creative Class.

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Karoo food

Bedford’s Winter Food Festival Programme

Following on from the success of Bedford’s first food festival in April this year, a new winter Soul Food Festival is being held on 26 to 28 July 2013.

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Snow, Karoo

Snowfalls in Karoo National Park

June 2013: Snow has fallen for the first time this year on Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West.

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Crossing the Great Karoo – Jill Liebermann

The Jo’burg – Cape Town run bearing all but the kitchen sink…

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The First Karoo Tourists

Being a Karoo traveller 200 years ago was a different kettle of fish.

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