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.
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.
June 2013: Snow has fallen for the first time this year on Karoo National Park outside Beaufort West.
The Jo’burg – Cape Town run bearing all but the kitchen sink…
Being a Karoo traveller 200 years ago was a different kettle of fish.
Imagine a Karoo escape…