Matjiesfontein

My recent Karoo roadtrip included a night at the Lord Milner Hotel in the historic village of Matjiesfontein. To explain Matjiesfontein one must put it into the context of South African history as well as some geography to understand the region known as the Karoo. By the late 19th century the Cape Colony was in…

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Off the beaten track in Gifberg

Caroline’s Roadtrip – Part 1 – Off the beaten track in Gifberg Guest blog and all photos by Caroline Elston Packed and ready to go. My travel companions are 83 year old Mother, brother Carl and his partner Cecile – each with their own sense of adventure. There is a tangible air of excitement in…

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