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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The route less travelled

Loosely based on the U.S.A.’s Route 66, our Route 62 extends from near Cape Town to the Eastern Cape and is the route less travelled for those who prefer a scenic and leisurely way to see the region. I think the term ‘road trip’ was invented for roads like Route 62. Miles and miles of…

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