Graaff-Reinet

Aardvark

A is for Aardvark

Aardvarks are right up there with unicorns when it comes to being mystical and elusive. But there’s one at Samara Private Game Reserve near Graaff-Reinet that is happy to be photographed.

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Speaking Graaffrikaans

Graaffrikaans – it’s how we talk out here in the Karoo.

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Karoo Heartland Road Trip Part III

Part III of our road trip through the Karoo Heartland.

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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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Graaff-Reinet’s Drostdy Hotel

For Karoo fans, it’s just great. All the features that made the Drostdy so special in the past have been retained and augmented.

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Knapsak vol Karoo: Die Coldstreamers

Waar sou ‘n vroeëre of huidige lid van Haar Majesteit se Coldstream Regiment hom tuis vind op vakansie in Suid-Afrika?

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Popular Fracking Opposition in the Karoo

Back in 2011, resistance to fracking and shale gas exploration came mostly from white landowners. But things have changed in the Karoo.

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Spirit of the Karoo

A Karoo spirit that once rivalled Mexico’s top tequila.

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The Zen of Karoo Motorcycling

A motorcycle, an open Karoo road and an endless horizon…

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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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