South Africa

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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Snakes and Secretarybirds

Extract from The First Safari – Searching for Francois Levaillant by Ian Glenn.

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12 Reasons to Holiday in the Karoo

Affordable, safe, fun and other great reasons to come on holiday to the Karoo – now!

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10 Ways to Love the South African Platteland

Some of the many joys of visiting or moving to a small town in the SA platteland.

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Die Nuwe Platteland Trekkers

In hul nuwe boek, Moving to the Platteland – Life in Small Town South Africa, vertel Julienne du Toit en Chris Marais van die nuwe platteland trekkers.

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A Family Business in the Platteland

The sensational Diesel & Crème Vintage Diner in Barrydale on Route 62 in South Africa – a Little Karoo business.

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Moving to the Platteland – 10 Frequently Asked Questions

The ins and outs of semigrating to the South African Platteland.

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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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Walking Your Dog in the Platteland

One of the great joys of moving to the South African platteland is the simple act of walking your dog with more freedom.

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