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Farming Karoo Style  

Farming Karoo Style

WALKING ON THE MOON

August 29th 2010
Giant steps are what we take, but we still move very slowly. We’ve finally left Cape Town, headed for the Warm Bokkekveld (pronounced wwggarrrm bokkggeveiltdt) and 4 days later it really is like being on the moon out here. We’ve taken the R355, a 250 km dirt road from Ceres to Calvinia. It was chilly the first leg of our scenic route as we left the snow covered Matroosberg mountains b ... read more
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South African Flag After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
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