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The Historic Corbelled Houses of the Karoo in South Africa Beaufort West, South Africa Wildlife, Great Places, Beautiful Places, Mud House, House In Nature, Out Of Africa, Continents, Road Trip

The Historic Corbelled Houses of the Karoo in South Africa

As you drive along one of the traveler’s routes through the Karoo region of South Africa, you’ll often see vast swathes of nothing but stone and hard ground. Occasionally, just to break the rocky landscape, there might be an outcrop of trees. Beefwoods, pepper trees, olives, eucalypts, salt bushe

Stuurmansfontein Corbelled House, Carnarvon - Northern Cape - South Africa. #Carnarvon #Stuurmansfontein Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, Pioneer House, African House, Vernacular Architecture, Dutch Colonial, Old Buildings, Countries Of The World, West Coast

Stuurmansfontein Corbelled House, Carnarvon - Northern Cape - South Africa. #Carnarvon #Stuurmansfontein

Corbell houses in the Karoo The builders couldn't find wood so used rocks to build the dome for roofs - true vernacular architecture African Hut, I Am An African, Vernacular Architecture, Architecture Details, South African Design, Fusion Design, Unusual Buildings, Dome House, Unusual Homes

Korbeel houses in the Karoo The builders couldn't find wood and used rocks to build the dome for roofs.

The Historic Corbelled Houses of the Karoo in South Africa Beaufort West, South Africa Wildlife, Great Places, Beautiful Places, Mud House, House In Nature, Out Of Africa, Continents, Road Trip

The Historic Corbelled Houses of the Karoo in South Africa

As you drive along one of the traveler’s routes through the Karoo region of South Africa, you’ll often see vast swathes of nothing but stone and hard ground. Occasionally, just to break the rocky landscape, there might be an outcrop of trees. Beefwoods, pepper trees, olives, eucalypts, salt bushe

Eselfontein Getaway, Ceres, Western Cape on Budget-Getaways Cape Town Accommodation, Provinces Of South Africa, Budget Holidays, Cape Town South Africa, Old Farm, Holiday Destinations, Weekend Getaways, Live, Beautiful Places

Eselfontein Getaway, Ceres, Western Cape on Budget-Getaways

Eselfontein Getaway accommodation near Ceres, Western Cape. Eselfontein is the oldest farm in the Ceres district and the source of the Breede River. With all the ingredients for great dog-eat-dog viewing it should also be a candidate for an upcoming series of Survivor.

The sun had set and we were sipping wine and eating farm bread by candlelight at Stuurmansfontein near Carnarvon – a corbelled house in the Karoo, now an unusual guesthouse. It felt as if we’d fallen through a wormhole into the past. Kruger National Park, National Parks, Cape Dutch, Wildlife Safari, Big Sky Country, My Land, Africa Travel, Travel Around, Travel Ideas

Stuurmansfontein: a corbelled house in the Karoo

The sun had set and we were sipping wine by candlelight at Stuurmansfontein near Carnarvon – a corbelled house in the Karoo, now an unusual guesthouse.

Korbeelhuise is kliprondawels wat die pionierboere in die middel van die eeu in die Hantam Karoo gebou het. Hulle is belangrike oorblyfsels uit die kultuurgeskiedenis en die geskiedenis van die volksboukunde in Suid-Afrika Cape Dutch, Gods Grace, Brickwork, African History, Lily Of The Valley, Continents, South Africa, Van, House Styles

Korbeelhuise is kliprondawels wat die pionierboere in die middel van die 19de eeu in die Hantam Karoo gebou het. Hulle is belangrike oorblyfsels uit die kultuurgeskiedenis en die geskiedenis van die volksboukunde in Suid-Afrika

Korbeelhuise is kliprondawels wat die pionierboere in die middel van die eeu in die Hantam Karoo gebou het. Hulle is belangrike oorblyfsels uit die kultuurgeskiedenis en die geskiedenis van die volksboukunde in Suid-Afrika Cape Dutch, Gods Grace, Brickwork, African History, Lily Of The Valley, Continents, South Africa, Van, House Styles

Korbeelhuise is kliprondawels wat die pionierboere in die middel van die 19de eeu in die Hantam Karoo gebou het. Hulle is belangrike oorblyfsels uit die kultuurgeskiedenis en die geskiedenis van die volksboukunde in Suid-Afrika

Here's a real heritage treasure. Stay in one of the last remaining corbelled houses in the Northern Cape. Cape Dutch, Old Houses, South Africa, Holland, Landscapes, African, House Design, Cabin, Small Homes

Stuurmansfontein Corbelled House, Carnarvon - Karoo Space

Here's a real heritage treasure. Stay in one of the last remaining corbelled houses in the Northern Cape.

The inside view of the Corbelled House roof rebuilt outside the Carnarvon Museum

History of Carnarvon - The Karoo, South Africa

Carnarvon History Stay & Eat Reverend Christian Wilhelm Alheit History Carnarvon has its origins as a Rhenish Mission station dating back to the 1840s. One of the first Rhenish Mission Stations was established at Schietfontein (Skietfontein) to service the spiritual … Continue reading →