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Riverine Rabbit, Karoo, rivers

The Karoo’s Riverine Rabbit

Not only is the riverine rabbit critically endangered, it is found only in the Karoo. New technology though, is capturing it in novel places.

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A Gentle Guide to Karoo Roadtripping

The Karoo is all about slow travel. Here are a dozen handy tips to extract maximum enjoyment from your journey through this semi-desert.

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A Karoo Christmas in Graaff-Reinet

Karoo Christmas – Graaff-Reinet style.

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Train Journeys Through the Karoo

Extract from Antony Osler’s latest book, Mzansi Zen – Karoo train journeys.

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Rust Never Sleeps in Calvinia

Part 2 of a Karoo Road Trip that leads a trio of senior fellows across the Northern Cape.

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The Karoo Road Tripper Stamp

The South African road trip route where, if you ask the right question, you may get a surprise gift – that’s the magic of the Eastern Cape Karoo.

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Karoo, Tequila, Agave, Graaff-Reinet

The Legend of Karoo Tequila

Remember the heady days of Karoo Tequila? That Agave stuff with a kick like a Mexican mule? This is its pickled history.

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Karroo Theatrical Hotel, Steytlerville

The Karroo Theatrical Hotel is outrageous, daring and colourful.

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Uranium Mining Threatens the Karoo

Uranium mining and radioactive dust in the Karoo could be a far greater and much more immediate threat than fracking for shale gas.

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Antoinette Pienaar, Johannes Willemse

Karoo Herbs, Karoo Wisdom

In the middle of the Karoo is the farm Theefontein where Oom Johannes Willemse is teaching the art of healing to singer Antoinette Pienaar.

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