Somerset East

Karoo Road Trip on Route 63

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

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The Great Karoo Treasure Hunt

Now put your treasure hunting hat on – we’re off to the Karoo on an unforgettable retail holiday.

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A Story Behind Every Karoo Farm

Karoo farms and their legends.

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21 Pubs of the Karoo

As with most lively travel stories, this piece should come with some kind of health warning. Do not operate heavy machinery while following this route.

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Tortoise Lady of the Karoo

A sad story ends happily for a leopard tortoise in the Eastern Cape, thanks to a kind animal lover from in Somerset East.

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Karoo Life I: Museums of the Karoo

The weird and wonderful stuff you find in a dusty old Karoo museum.

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Karoo Heartland Road Trip Part IV

The fourth – and final – installment of our Karoo Heartland road trip feature.

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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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Legends of Somerset East

Somerset East is pure history, in the form of heroes, warriors, rogues and vagabonds going back to the early settler days.

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Pearston, Eastern Cape

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

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