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Karoo Keepsakes I

4.00 out of 5
(2 customer reviews)


The best-selling traveller’s companion to the heartland of South Africa.
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One of South Africa’s most successful independent publishing ventures, Karoo Keepsakes is more than a book.sgb

It’s a thoughtful gift, it’s a traveller’s companion and it’s a dedication to the people and the places that make up the dry Heartland of South Africa.

Written and photographed by long-time Karoo journalists Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit, Karoo Keepsakes has had four successful print runs since its launch in 2009.keepsakes 1 (10)

The book is a collection of words and images that give you an insider’s view of what’s to be found under the seemingly flat vastness of the Karoo.

Karoo Keepsakes is a voyage of discovery – and you’re invited on the trip.

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4.00 out of 5

2 reviews for Karoo Keepsakes I

  1. 4 out of 5


    The people of the Karoo are the salt of the earth and are beautifully portrayed and documented for us by the authors Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit.
    The photography is wonderfully evocative of that part of the world. I shall treasure my books and love to delve into them to remind me that next time we are able to travel to South Africa we need to spend more time in the Karoo, and urge you to do the same.

  2. 4 out of 5


    I’m taking the unusual step, for me anyway, of addressing the authors of a book I appreciate so much.
    I have lived in South Africa since 1958. I’ve driven and camped Southern Africa much more, it seems, than many South Africans. As a young man I used to hike the Highlands of Scotland, so agree with Le Sueur (p28) whose favourites are the Karoo and north Scotland.
    Now that I am 89 your book is a valuable trip down my memory lane – just the job for an oldie who has seen so much of what you record. But the amount and quality of your photographs and your page by page evocative, sensitively written commentaries, have made this little hardback a wonderful read for me.
    My copy , a few years back now, is signed by Julie, thankyou. It’s been waiting for this my re-read in the real time I now have for ‘slow reading’.
    I thought that, by adding best wishes for Christmas and a Good Year ahead, it would be ok to convey my admiration of what you have given so many of us – and what is my personal treasure.

    Ronald Ingle
    Hillcrest, KZN

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