Chris Marais

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Are you Ready for the Country?

Moving to the Platteland reviewed by SA Country Life Magazine.

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Be the Change in Your Small Town

Chris Barr is one of many semigrants or incomers who have launched projects to uplift their new hometowns. Part of it seems to be because dorps operate on a smaller, more human scale.

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Children in the Platteland

Growing up in the magical open spaces of the South African countryside

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Moving to the Platteland Wins in Richmond

Moving to the Platteland – Life in Small Town South Africa by Julienne du Toit and Chris Marais wins big at the 2018 Richmond Boekbedonnerd literary festival.

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Journey Man Extracts: Dances with Wolwe

The Journey Man is a reporter’s memoir that takes you back to South Africa 1975 – 1995.

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Cradock: Life in a Small Town

Swapping Johannesburg for Cradock was one of the best moves we ever made. Here are some of the reasons why.

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Who Wants to be a Travel Writer?

Karoo Space team joins the SA Writing College as travel writing tutors.

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Ode to the Karoo

How two Jo’burgers downsized and moved to the Karoo Heartland of South Africa

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Journey Man II – Old London Town

London travels with Chris Marais, author of The Journey Man.

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Karoo Space Books

Karoo Keepsakes, Karoo Keepsakes II and Road Tripper – Eastern Cape Karoo are great reads, wonderful gifts and excellent inspirations for a life-changing road trip through South Africa’s heartland.

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