karoo

murraysburg

The Town Champion of Murraysburg

Every town needs its champion, and the Western Cape Karoo settlement of Murraysburg has one in the cheerful form of Adri Smit.

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Nananthus, Karoo, Uranium

Karoo Uranium vs Tiny Plant

An Australian company’s efforts to mine for Karoo uranium have been thwarted again, this time held at bay by a miniature succulent plant.

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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 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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calvinia

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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Radioactive

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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