Anina Neethling Jansen
Over 250 million years ago, the Klein Karoo of South Africa was not the desert that it is today, but rather was under the sea. Receding waters left us with the Cango Caves and the legend of a Mermaid. San rock paintings located in the driest of Karoo areas depict Mermaid-like creatures. The San people were known for directly depicting what they saw, not interpretive rituals. The Animal Planet mockumentary on Mermaids based their CGI cave paintings partially on the real San Paintings.
Oudtshoorn Tourism. Oudtshoorn Accommodation. Travel the Klein Karoo & Route 62, South Africa.
Even if you are not very much interested in the historical side of life, you should experience the C.P.Nel Museum, one of the best country museums in South Africa, situated in Oudtshoorn, the heart of the Klein Karoo.
Calitzdorp | Route 62 is a tourist route in South Africa that meanders between Cape Town, Oudtshoorn, the Garden Route, and Port Elizabeth, offering the scenic alternative to the N2 highway. Also known as the Wine Route, Route 62 leads through the wine-growing areas of Wellington, Tulbagh, Worcester, Robertson and the Klein Karoo and is thus one of the longest wine routes in the world. The village of Calitzdorp is renowned as a centre of the port wine industry in...