Pearston

Karoo Road Trip on Route 63

A Grand Karoo road trip on Route 63, the quiet heart of South Africa.

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williston

Karoo 2015 – The Year in Pictures

The Karoo Space Annual Review – 12 illustrated adventures.

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Princess Jean Burgess, First People, Karoo

Karoo Fracking: A Perfect Storm over Pearston

Bundu Gas & Oil, owned by Australian Challenger Energy, had a stormy public meeting with Karoo people about shale gas exploration on Friday the Thirteenth.

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Aardvark

A is for Aardvark

Aardvarks are right up there with unicorns when it comes to being mystical and elusive. But there’s one at Samara Private Game Reserve near Graaff-Reinet that is happy to be photographed.

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shepherd's tree, samara, karoo

Bundu Gas and Karoo Fracking

A country lawyer and a solitary Karoo landowner were all that stood against Bundu’s fracking attempts back in 2009. What is known now about Bundu Gas & Oil?

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Karoo Basin shale concessions

Bundu, Falcon and Karoo Shale Gas

Register and comment now on the plans of would-be frackers Bundu and Falcon to explore for shale gas in the Karoo.

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pearston

Pearston, Eastern Cape

Pearston is a small Karoo Heartland town with a rich farming heritage.

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The Taste of Cranemere

Of all the farms in all the Karoo, Cranemere is among the best known. It is the central character in Eve Palmer’s classic book, The Plains of Camdeboo.

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