Namaqualand

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Unforgettable Karoo Road Trip

A spectacular and unusual three-man journey into South Africa’s Dryland – with a bit of help from Karoo Space.

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Daisy Day Drives from Calvinia, Northern Cape

Visiting the Namaqualand daisies on day drives from Calvinia, Northern Cape is the springtime thing to do.

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Namaqualand – The High Road Less Travelled.

A roadside encounter in Namaqualand.

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Alexander Bay to Hondeklip Bay – The Diamond Coast Route

The Diamond Coast Route explored between Alexander Bay and Hondeklip Bay.

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Knapsak vol Karoo: Die Alexanderbaai-Vastrap

Mense wat in die Richtersveldse diamantdorpie, Alexanderbaai, werk, was op ‘n tyd verdeel in die binnekampers en die buitekampers.

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Driving Through Daisies

Every year, in spring, the Namaqualand desert blooms into billions of daisies. Here’s a how to take in this staggering beauty.

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Alexander Bay, Northern Cape

People working in the Richtersveld diamond town of Alexander Bay used to be divided into Binnekampers and Buitekampers – those who lived inside the restricted area and those who were outside the fence.

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Hondeklip Bay, Northern Cape

Travellers love the misty seaside atmosphere of Hondeklip Bay.

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Kamieskroon, Northern Cape

As you approach the Namaqualand village of Kamieskroon on the N7, it presents a picture of rural tranquillity that makes one dream about living here some day in the future.

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Leliefontein, Northern Cape

Leliefontein, the Namaqua village in the Kamiesberge.

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