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.
In a recent social media pop poll, more than 200 respondents reveal which platteland dorp they like best.
The sensational Diesel & Crème Vintage Diner in Barrydale on Route 62 in South Africa – a Little Karoo business.
Down-sizers finding their creative selves in the countryside.
The ins and outs of semigrating to the South African Platteland.
The big decision: to leave the city and move to a small town in the country.