Barrydale – much to explore
- Thursday, 1 July 2010
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Arriving in Barrydale is like a breath of fresh air. Nothing quite prepares you for its uniquely arty bent or prettiness, other than the fact that people are talking about it. And one soon understands why. Barrydale is quirky, home to at least two cob houses, dry shale walls, loads of restaurants, the infamous Karoo hotel, a labyrinth, hot springs, a community of both English and Afrikaans speaking artists, a fair number of French, German, Spanish and Italian residents, vineyards, a group of hand weavers, and views to die for.
The town lies in the lush Tradouw valley, at the northern en...