Karoo Heartland

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Mountains of the Karoo Heartland

The legendary mountain ranges of the Eastern Cape Karoo.

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Children in the Platteland

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

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Mountain Hideaways of the Karoo Heartland

Seven Eastern Cape Karoo mountain farmstays in the Nieu-Bethesda – Graaff-Reinet region.

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Cricketing Legend of The Midland Bat

Said to be the oldest active cricketing trophy in South Africa, The Midland Bat has been contested in the Eastern Cape Karoo since 1891.

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Line Dancing in Tarkastad

The faces and places around Tarkastad, Eastern Cape Karoo.

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Die Nuwe Platteland Trekkers

In hul nuwe boek, Moving to the Platteland – Life in Small Town South Africa, vertel Julienne du Toit en Chris Marais van die nuwe platteland trekkers.

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Moving to a Small South African Town

The big decision: to leave the city and move to a small town in the country.

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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 Tech Hub in Somerset East

A successful tech start-up in the Eastern Cape Karoo town of Somerset East, South Africa

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Tales from Die Tuishuise, Cradock

Die Tuishuise and Victoria Manor Hotel feature in Road Tripper – Eastern Cape Karoo.

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