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The Best Places in South Africa that You Hardly Know About
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The Best Places in South Africa that You Hardly Know About

A list of the best places in South Africa is a long one. But, unlike similar lists doing the rounds on social media that stick to those places we’ve all visited (yawn), or at least know about, this list of the best places in South Africa is filled with area...
10 of the Karoo’s most historically iconic towns
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10 of the Karoo’s most historically iconic towns

The Karoo conjures up a vista of wide open spaces, dusty back roads, historical churches and the endless overhead dome of the sky. It is South Africa's heart, occupying huge tracts of the country's inner, and more arid, land; often described as unforgiving. ...
10 attractions that will have you packing your bags for the Upper Karoo
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10 attractions that will have you packing your bags for the Upper Karoo

For many the Karoo is a great expanse of (dry) land somewhere in the middle of South Africa. Just where this place of great heat and frosts, with an annual rainfall of next to nothing, starts and ends is a mystery, expounded by the impression that its extent i...
Colesberg Coolness
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Colesberg Coolness

Colesberg is a small Karoo town that lies along the N1, between Cape Town and Johannesburg. Being situated amidst tall koppies (including the famous Coleskop) and sheep farms that stretch for miles through the rugged South African terrain, Colesberg truly is a...
All roads lead to Colesberg…
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All roads lead to Colesberg…

Colesberg lies along that section of the N1 highway that belongs to typical little Northern Cape towns like Hanover, Bethulie, Springfontein, De Aar and Trompsburg. It's the part of the highway where I begin to nod off if not driving, and to daydream if I a...
I Love Colesberg Because …
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I Love Colesberg Because …

Hi, I'm Jurie from Toverberg Guest Houses in Colesberg in the Northern Cape. Colesberg IS BEST KNOWN FOR being a convenient stopover between the interior and the coast. Here the N1 and the N9 meet. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the wrought iron lamp at the c...
The Horse and Mill in Colesberg
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The Horse and Mill in Colesberg

The Horse and Mill in Colesberg is a perfect local pub and probably one of the only pubs in the town. Dinner was served at our accommodation in Colesberg (the fabulous Kuilfontein Stable Cottages) on a recent stop in Colesberg. But my brother who has driven th...