Beaufort West

Karoo Ghost Stories

There’s a spooky tale in almost every Karoo town.

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Uranium Mining Threatens the Karoo

Uranium mining and radioactive dust in the Karoo could be a far greater and much more immediate threat than fracking for shale gas.

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Antoinette Pienaar, Johannes Willemse

Karoo Herbs, Karoo Wisdom

In the middle of the Karoo is the farm Theefontein where Oom Johannes Willemse is teaching the art of healing to singer Antoinette Pienaar.

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All About Karoo Donkeys

There’s more to a Karoo donkey than a couple of hee-haws and a pair of twitching ears.

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The Great Karoo Lion Hunt Is Over!

Breaking story about the escaped lion roaming the Karoo.

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Trekbokke of the Karoo

The legends of the springbok migrations.

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Karoo Basin shale concessions

Bundu, Falcon and Karoo Shale Gas

Register and comment now on the plans of would-be frackers Bundu and Falcon to explore for shale gas in the Karoo.

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Bicycle Heaven in Beaufort West

A fine old bike shop in the Great Karoo.

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Beaufort West

Beaufort West, Western Cape

Beaufort West is a Karoo oasis for travellers and truckers, a sort of halfway stop between Bloemfontein and Cape Town.

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Nelspoort

Nelspoort, Western Cape

Nelspoort’s famous rock engravings have given the area a degree of international prominence.

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