Moving to the Platteland – Life in Small Town South Africa
Many urban South Africans are opting for a quieter, more creative life in the countryside
In Moving to the Platteland, authors Julienne du Toit and Chris Marais take you step-by-step through the long process of ‘semigration’. By recounting the stories of hundreds of platteland pioneers, this book helps you to:
- Find your ideal dorp;
- Discover your creative sweet spot;
- Set up a business;
- Become a tourism player;
- Work around tricky municipal issues;
- Live lean and go offgrid;
- Choose the right school;
- Restore your country home;
- Be a force for positive change in your new neighbourhood.
Moving to the Platteland will be available from this site in July 2018, in Print and E-book formats. To book your author-signed first edition of the print version, email us at email@example.com
Welcome to big skies, friendly faces, fresh air and no rush hour.
The pub crawl possibilities and retail delights along Route 62, Western Cape, South Africa
South African emigrants are often looking for an escape from crime, crumbling infrastructure and a better future for their kids. Some of that can be found right here, at a fraction of the price, in their own platteland.
Where do ideas for books and magazine articles come from? Photo-journalist and author Chris Marais reveals a couple of tricks of the freelance storytelling trade.
When no other bakkie will do, an ancient KB Isuzu comes to the rescue.
Travelling tales of the Isuzu KB bakkie owned by Karoo Space.