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Moving to the Karoo: 12 Handy Survival Hints

Some useful advice on moving to the Karoo.

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Karoo Parliament: The Second Sitting

In Cradock, on 5 November, ordinary people from the Karoo and further afield came together to workshop ways of making this arid land a better place.

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Karoo Facts and Stats

How big is the Karoo? What underpins its economy? How many Karoo towns are there, and how many people live in it? For all this and more, read on.

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Prof Tim Noakes and a Healthy Karoo

Professor Tim Noakes will be the keynote speaker at the second sitting of the Karoo Parliament in Cradock on 6 November 2014

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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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Philipstown Comes Alive

Philipstown in the Northern Cape just had a huge week. In three days it became the quilting capital of South Africa, the 2013 venue of the Karoo Parliament and the wire car championships of the Karoo.

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Spaceport Karoo – Where R U?

Can the Karoo be a world centre for space tourist landings?

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Karoo – The Beginner’s Guide

Welcome to the liveliest desert in the world in the world, hosting a million people, seven million sheep and a startling number of plant species.

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The Fun of a Farmstay

Why are travelling families opting for farm holidays – in the Karoo and abroad?

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Peace in the Desert

The Karoo’s clean air heals the body and its space unfolds mind and spirit in unexpected ways.

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