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Five underrated South African National Parks
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Five underrated South African National Parks

South African national parks are a good bet, when exploring South Africa. They’re generally well maintained, cheaper than the average safari lodge, and, if you time your visit for SA National Parks Week, grant South African citizens free entry. These are f...
Karoo Road Trip: 10 Best Places to Stop on South Africa’s Greatest Self Drive
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Karoo Road Trip: 10 Best Places to Stop on South Africa’s Greatest Self Drive

A Karoo road trip is one of the best ways to travel the vast expanse that is the Karoo. Divided into two distinct parts, a Karoo road trip can explore either the Klein Karoo (a 300 km strip of mountainous, semi-desert between Worcester and George), or the G...
15 Secrets of the Karoo National Park That Will Have you Visiting, Tomorrow
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15 Secrets of the Karoo National Park That Will Have you Visiting, Tomorrow

15 Secrets of the Karoo National Park That Will Have you Visiting, Tomorrow... 1. The Karoo National Park is not the same as the Tankwa Karoo National Park They are, however, both in the Karoo. But the Karoo is vast and the two parks are between 350 km and 4...
I Love Beaufort West Because …
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I Love Beaufort West Because …

Hi, I’m Elsolique from Old House Guesthouse in Beaufort West in the Karoo. Beaufort West IS BEST KNOWN FOR its unique Karoo hospitality. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the Chris Barnard Museum; Chris Barnard was the famous heart surgeon who performed the ...
Karoo National Park – a little piece of heaven
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Karoo National Park – a little piece of heaven

The Karoo National Park must be one of the most visible national parks in the country. If you travel on the N1 at all between Cape Town and Johannesburg, then you've whizzed past it at 120 kilometres an hour. I say this assuredly, as just ahead is the town ...
Beaufort West, so much more than a typical Karoo dorp
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Beaufort West, so much more than a typical Karoo dorp

Beaufort West is regarded as the halfway mark when travelling on the N1 between Cape Town and Bloemfontein. The highway runs right through the town, which is lined with a myriad of places to stay. But what we noticed when last there was that the town appears t...