Lesser Kestrels

Lesser Kestrels of the Karoo

Every year in November, tens of thousands of compact raptors fly from breeding grounds in Russia and Kazakhstan to small Karoo dorps. Why?

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Karoo Life II Launched!

More great Karoo stories from the Karoo Space team.

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de aar

De Aar, Northern Cape

De Aar once lay at the crossroads of travel in South Africa and held the second biggest railway junction in the country.

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Hanover

Hanover, Northern Cape

On a summer’s night late in the year, you might find yourself in Hanover with the skies turning black with birds on the wing.

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Philipstown, Northern Cape

Once you develop your ‘Karoo Eyes’, a way of visually sifting beauty out of apparent desolation, then Philipstown in the Northern Cape starts to sparkle.

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Victoria West, Northern Cape

Victoria West, the stylish little town in the Upper Karoo, is all about history, heritage and a slow pace of life.

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