What to do in Oudtshoorn

The small town of Oudtshoorn in the beautiful Klein Karoo is almost always included in a Garden Route tour. Not because it’s on the Garden Route but because it’s close enough to it, provides a stark contrast to the lush coastal Garden Route, and because it’s well worth a visit for its own sake. But,…

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Way off the beaten path

The third of the goals mentioned on a recent roadtrip¬†here was the drive from Oudtshoorn to Calitzdorp that winds its way along the Swartberg Mountains. This is way off the beaten path – not the main tarred road linking these towns, but the alternative back road to the usual R62. This should take about an…

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