Free State

21 Reasons to Choose a Karoo Farmstay

You gotta love a Karoo Farmstay!

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South African drought

South Africa’s Drought Angels Step Up

South Africans everywhere are reaching out, in many different ways, to help their drought-stricken countrymen through our worst water crisis ever.

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The Secrets of Smithfield’s Success

A Special Feature on Smithfield, in the southern Free State Karoo region of South Africa

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jagersfontein

Historic Jagersfontein, Free State

Jagersfontein is a favourite with geologists and historians.

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First Light on Jagersfontein, Free State

A true Karoo moment – dawn on the main street of Jagersfontein.

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Orange River, Bethulie

Bethulie, Free State

One of the most historically poignant yet delightful towns in the Free State is the southern settlement of Bethulie, near the Gariep Dam.

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Gariep Village, Free State

There’s nothing quite like dipping your toes in the waters of Lake Gariep while sipping a sundowner – unless it’s dipping your toes in the pool waters of De Stijl Gariep Hotel overlooking the massive dam at last light.

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Jagersfontein, Free State

The dusty little southern Free State dorp of Jagersfontein is the oldest diamond mining town in the world.

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Philippolis, Free State

Philippolis is a Free State gem, the kind of town you visit once and decide to live in for the rest of your life.

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khuboes

Karoo Space: Your Navigator’s Guide

Finding your way around Karoo Space.

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