Eastern Cape Karoo Town Profiles

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New Eastern Cape Karoo Travel Book

Indie publishers launch Road Tripper Eastern Cape Karoo book.

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Snow Time in the Eastern Cape Karoo!

When there’s snow in the Eastern Cape Karoo, it’s a time to celebrate – and take care.

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Wheatlands Country House, Eastern Cape

Historic Wheatlands Country House in the Eastern Cape is a delightful old farmstay wrapped up in legends that go back to the 1840s.

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Acacia karroo: A Sweetly Thorny Matter

The Karoo Thorn is by far the most common tree in South Africa. It is fast-growing and fast spreading, and many say it is invading the Karoo. But is that such a bad thing?
By Julienne du Toit and Andrew McNaughton

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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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Aberdeen, Eastern Cape

The village of Aberdeen, lying south of Graaff-Reinet within sight of the Camdeboo Mountains, is best appreciated during an early morning walk.

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Bedford, Eastern Cape

Bedford is a Frontier Karoo village full of charm, history and seasonal festivals that celebrate its fine gardens and special food styles.

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Cradock, Eastern Cape

The Karoo Midlands centre of Cradock lies on the Great Fish River and is the meeting place for farmers, travellers, river riders and urbanites who have come to love life in a small town.

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Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape

Graaff-Reinet is the Karoo’s premier heritage town and the fourth-oldest settlement in South Africa.

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Middelburg, Eastern Cape

You’ll really like the people who live in and around Middelburg, the farming town set deep in the Karoo Heartland.

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