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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Montagu Pass

Last week I travelled along Montagu Pass for the first time. This is a road I’d wanted to explore for ages and it was no disappointment. Montagu Pass is a historical monument and the oldest unaltered pass still in use in South Africa. It’s only about 9 kms to the top but the low speed limit…

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