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21 Reasons to Choose a Karoo Farmstay

You gotta love a Karoo Farmstay!

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Grandmother Goose of Murraysburg

Featuring the faces and the places of Murraysburg, a small rural town in the Western Cape Karoo region.

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Karoo Life I – Matjiesfontein

They say the ghost of a bloodied British soldier hitch-hikes outside the Karoo village of Matjiesfontein.

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Prince Albert blacksmiths

Karoo Blacksmith Striking Metal

They say a good anvil sings in a busy smithy. And so it is with Kashief Booley, a true Karoo Blacksmith.

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Leeu gamka, western cape

Leeu-Gamka, Western Cape

Leeu-Gamka – which means “Lion-Lion”.

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Memories of Merweville

Karoo at its down-home best: Merweville in the Western Cape.

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Barrydale

Barrydale, Western Cape

Barrydale is one of those tucked-away mountain villages along Route 62 in the Little Karoo, the kind of place that’s very hard to simply pass by.

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Beaufort West

Beaufort West, Western Cape

Beaufort West is a Karoo oasis for travellers and truckers, a sort of halfway stop between Bloemfontein and Cape Town.

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calitzdorp

Calitzdorp, Western Cape

The sweet port wines and brandies are what lure thousands of visitors to Calitzdorp each holiday season.

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De Rust, Western Cape

The Little Karoo village of De Rust lies in the crook of a bend in the road somewhere between the Feather Capital of Oudtshoorn and the Cape fold mountains of Meiringspoort.

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