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A Bedford Bash!

Family Fun Weekend at the Bedford Country School, Eastern Cape.

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The Magic of a Small Town

Small town South Africa decoded by author Julienne du Toit.

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Karoo Roadside Attractions

New Karoo Space blog series on faces, places, legends and random adventures from roadside South Africa.

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Off-Grid, Low-Tech and Low Budget

How to live lean in the South African platteland.

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Are you Ready for the Country?

Moving to the Platteland reviewed by SA Country Life Magazine.

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Be the Change in Your Small Town

Chris Barr is one of many semigrants or incomers who have launched projects to uplift their new hometowns. Part of it seems to be because dorps operate on a smaller, more human scale.

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Karoo Donkey Sanctuary, Prince Albert

A haven for neglected and abused donkeys in the heart of the Karoo region of South Africa.

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Children in the Platteland

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

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Country Life Special Offer!

Special offer in the October 2018 edition of SA Country Life magazine.

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Barrydale, Route 62, Western Cape Karoo

There is artfulness in every pore of Barrydale and surrounds on Route 62 in the Western Cape.

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