South Africa

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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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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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Mohair Country

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

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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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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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