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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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A Letter from some Happy Karoo Travellers

John and Sigi Hudson of Jo’burg have a deep love for travelling through the Karoo. They write to Karoo Space.

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Grandmother Goose of Murraysburg

Featuring the faces and the places of Murraysburg, a small rural town in the Western Cape Karoo region.

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New Eastern Cape Karoo Travel Book

Indie publishers launch Road Tripper Eastern Cape Karoo book.

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Windmills, Windpumps or Windpompe?

Whether you like your Karoo windmills, your Karoo windpumps or your Karoo windpompe, they all remain stately icons of the South African heartland.

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Old South African Brands in the Karoo

As you pass enamel signs somewhere in the Karoo, do you ever wonder where the brands came from – and what happened to them?

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