South Africa

Moving to the Platteland – 10 Frequently Asked Questions

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

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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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Road Tripping in the Eastern Cape Karoo

High praise for Road Tripper Eastern Cape Karoo from the Weekend Post newspaper in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

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Karoo Space Books

Karoo Keepsakes, Karoo Keepsakes II and Road Tripper – Eastern Cape Karoo are great reads, wonderful gifts and excellent inspirations for a life-changing road trip through South Africa’s heartland.

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Classic Tarkastad Trading Store

C&D Stores in Tarkastad, Eastern Cape, where you can buy an astonishing array of stuff.

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Legendary Karoo Field Hospital Celebrated

The superb back story of a Karoo field hospital set up during the Anglo-Boer (South African) War – Yeomen of the Karoo.

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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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Off-Grid, Low-Tech and Low Budget

How to live lean in the South African platteland.

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Ben Dekker – A South African Legend

Friendly encounters with South Africa’s own Robinson Crusoe, Ben Dekker.

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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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