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Memories of Merweville

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

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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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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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Haarlem and Avontuur, Western Cape

The tiny settlements of Haarlem and Avontuur lie in the incredibly fertile Long Kloof area near Uniondale.

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Ladismith, Western Cape

Ladismith, the elegant town on Route 62, is all about the wine, the fruit – and the cheese.

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Laingsburg, Western Cape

Laingsburg is a great centre for hiking, fossil hunting, geological studies and Anglo-Boer War memories, in the form of British blockhouses and marked gravestones.

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Leeu Gamka

‘Lion Lion’ is the correct name for this village on the N1.

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Merweville, Western Cape

When you’re in Merweville, you should look to the skies and admire the stars…

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Montagu, Western Cape

What gives Montagu its class and character are the old Cape Dutch and Georgian-style houses, a background of looming mountains, its natural hot springs and a sense of heritage preserved.

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