South Africa

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Diamond Legends of Alexander Bay

Coast to Coast – Life along South African Shores by Chris Marais & Julienne du Toit – exploring the lore of Alexander Bay in the Northern Cape.

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Mohair Country

The world’s finest mohair comes from South Africa – excerpt from Road Tripper Eastern Cape Karoo

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The Midland Bat, Eastern Cape Karoo

The 2016 Midland Bat, South Africa’s oldest active cricketing trophy, was won this year by Cradock’s Standard Cricket Club.

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Rust Never Sleeps in Calvinia

Part 2 of a Karoo Road Trip that leads a trio of senior fellows across the Northern Cape.

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An Artist in Steytlerville

Johan Trollip, artist from Steytlerville, appears in Road Tripper – Eastern Cape Karoo.

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A Letter from some Happy Karoo Travellers

John and Sigi Hudson of Jo’burg have a deep love for travelling through the Karoo. They write to Karoo Space.

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Networking in the Karoo

The Internet casts a wide web – with great promise – over the 101 towns and 1-million-plus residents of the Karoo, South Africa’s semi-desert heartland

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Windmills, Windpumps or Windpompe?

Whether you like your Karoo windmills, your Karoo windpumps or your Karoo windpompe, they all remain stately icons of the South African heartland.

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The Royal Karoo

A lovely doggerel dedicated to the British Royals after whom many Karoo towns are named.

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12 Reasons To Read The Journey Man

If you were South African and you survived the 1975 – 1995 era, you deserve to read The Journey Man by Chris Marais.

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