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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Daggaboer, Cradock

Daggaboer Farmstall

There are four official theories about how the farm Daggaboer got its name, only one of them involving the weed itself. Isobel Neethling might share them with you while you sample their legendary ginger beer or homemade lemonade.

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