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Restoring Karoo Architecture

Karoo architecture is a natural outcome of building for desert conditions with few materials. The appeal remains in its simplicity and elegant pragmatism.

River View Cottages & The Old School House | Calitzdorp self catering weekend getaway accommodation, Western Cape | Budget-Getaways South Africa

River View Cottages & The Old School House, Calitzdorp, Western Cape on Budget-Getaways

Dunluce House, Kimberley. BelAfrique your personal travel planner - www.BelAfrique.com

Dunluce House, Kimberley. BelAfrique your personal travel planner - www.BelAfrique.com

Tswalu Kalahari, owned by the Oppenheimer family, is South Africa's largest private game reserve. Located in the Northern Cape, at the foot of the Korannaberg Mountains, Tswalu covers an area of over 100,000 hectares of Kalahari wilderness. There are only two lodges on the entire reserve - the Motse and Tarkuni. Each provides the ultimate in barefoot luxury in sophisticated surroundings designed by world-renowned Boyd Ferguson.  'image forward tap option, is on'> to visit www.bookinsa.com…

Tarkuni, 2012 Safari Awards finalist, Best Safari House in Africa

Honoured Dead Memorial, Kimberley

10 cities that spook: Creepy Halloween tours in Kimberley, South Africa

Star of the West pub, Kimberley, South Africa

South Africa has a long and interesting history when it comes to beer, bars and pubs.

Williston Mall aka Die Ark in the Karoo town of Williston, Northern Cape

Williston Mall aka Die Ark in the Karoo town of Williston, Northern Cape

Statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the Kimberley Club, South Africa

Statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the Kimberley Club, South Africa

Anita's Tavern, Port Nolloth, South Africa

Anita's Tavern, Port Nolloth, South Africa

RHODOCHROSITE  N'Chwaning I Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa   One of the more exotic of habits shown by Rhodochrosite from South Africa is the strange "shaving brush" style of this matrix specimen from the N'Chwaning Mine of the Kalahari Desert.

RHODOCHROSITE N'Chwaning I Mine, N'Chwaning Mines, Kuruman, Kalahari Manganese Fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa One of the more exotic of habits shown by Rhodochrosite from South Africa is the strange "shaving brush" style of this matrix specimen from the N'Chwaning Mine of the Kalahari Desert.

An ancient Aloe pillansii (Giant Quiver Tree) towers over fields of yellow wild flowers in the Southern Richtersveld, whilst an even larger Giant Quiver Tree that lived through centuries, ran out of time in this timeless land...   Southern Richtersveld, Northern Cape, South Africa

An ancient Aloe pillansii (Giant Quiver Tree) towers over fields of yellow wild flowers in the Southern Richtersveld, whilst an even larger Giant Quiver Tree that lived through centuries, ran out of time in this timeless land... Southern Richtersveld, Northern Cape, South Africa

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