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The Southern African Large Telescope is the largest single optical telescope in the southern hemisphere and among the largest in the world. Clifton Beach, Astronomical Observatory, Africa Travel, Cape Town, Night Skies, Small Towns, Astronomy, Places To See, Dresden

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The Southern African Large Telescope is the largest single optical telescope in the southern hemisphere and among the largest in the world.

The Lord Milner Hotel in Matjiesfontein, South Africa. The hotel was named for Lord Alfred Milner, who was the governor of the Cape during The South African War (Anglo-Boer War). The gracious grand dame was completed in and shortly thereafter served Beaufort West, Wonderful Places, Beautiful Places, Places Ive Been, Places To Go, Clifton Beach, Provinces Of South Africa, African History, Homeland

The Lord Milner Hotel in Matjiesfontein, South Africa. The hotel was named for Lord Alfred Milner, who was the governor of the Cape during The South African War (Anglo-Boer War). The gracious grand dame was completed in 1899, and shortly thereafter served as the Headquarters of the Cape Western Command.

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Snyderskloof Karoo Cottage | LekkeSlaap

By Snyderskloof Karoo Cottage sal jy ware Karoo-kalmte, helder sterverligte nagte, wonderlike uitsigte en prentjiemooi sonsopkomste en sonsondergange op sy beste ervaar. Snyderskloof Karoo Cottage is 'n snoesige woning, gebou van klip wat in die veld versamel is. Dit is op 'n afgesonderde, heeltemal privaat area op 'n plaas 24 km van Matjiesfontein in die Karoo geleë. Die selfsorg-karoo-kothuis het 2 slaapkamers, een met 'n dubbelbed en een met 2 enkelbeddens. Dit bied slaapplek vir 6 mense…

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Rogge Cloof – Star gazing in the Karoo

Rogge Cloof – Star gazing in the Karoo

Interesting places to visit in South Africa. Sutherland is a town with about inhabitants in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. It lies in the western Roggeveld Mountains in the Karoo. Beaches In The World, Countries Of The World, Most Beautiful Beaches, Beautiful World, North West Province, Great Places, Places To Visit, Provinces Of South Africa, Africa Destinations

Interesting places to visit in South Africa. Sutherland is a town with about 2,841 inhabitants in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. It lies in the western Roggeveld Mountains in the Karoo.... #smalltowns #mountains #southafrica #photosafari #tourism #extremefrontiers #adventure #holiday #vacation #tourist #travel

Gauteng Stargazing - Track asteroids, study planets, monitor stars and discover comets on a Stargazing Adventure! Stargazing or amateur astronomy involves using a telescope to watch the night sky and the abundance of objects found in it. Astronomical Observatory, Game Lodge, Adventure Holiday, Winter Destinations, Adventure Activities, Group Tours, Modern Materials, Science And Nature, Stars

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Adventure Biking in South Africa - Guided Motorbike Tours. Feeling the call to head for open spaces and freedom? An adventure biking holiday in South Africa with one of our highly professional biking outfits will feed body and soul. This is an experience that will invite...

Why to visit Lord Milner Hotel and Matjiesfontein in the Karoo - Roxanne Reid Travel Around The World, Around The Worlds, Old Post Office, Safari Adventure, If Rudyard Kipling, Grand Staircase, Cool Countries, Hotel S, Vintage Travel Posters

Why to visit Lord Milner Hotel and Matjiesfontein in the Karoo

Why to visit Lord Milner Hotel and Matjiesfontein in the Karoo - Roxanne Reid

Pulling into Matjiesfontein, it was exactly as I remember it. The buildings have been looked after and even the signage is in immaculate condition. I Am An African, Signage, South Africa, Cool Pictures, Buildings, Country, Rural Area, Billboard, Country Music

Going back to Matjiesfontein {with much better pictures}

I just absolutely had to go back to Matjiesfontein and take better pictures! A few months back, Alessio and I opted to drive down to Cape Town. While it was part holiday, it was also for the wedding of a friend that I literally met when we were still both in the womb. On the way down, we needed a spot to stop for lunch, and rather than pull into a petrol garage and eat a terrible burger, we opted to stop in Matjiesfontein for something a little different. The iconic exterior of the Lord…

Get your road trip playlists ready for a small town getaway in South Africa that you may not even know about! It's time for a road trip! Book Cheap Flights, Find Cheap Flights, Farm Stay, Sandy Beaches, East London, Small Towns, South Africa, Cool Pictures, Beautiful Places

Small town getaway here we come, it's time for a road trip!

Get your road trip playlists ready for a small town getaway in South Africa that you may not even know about! It's time for a road trip!

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Meandering through Matjiesfontein | CapeTown ETC

Matjiesfontein is a special place that is literally 'in the middle of nowhere'. The tiny Karoo village has a lot of history and character.

The Forgotten Route 2 day train and bus tour of the Karoo and Matjiesfontein Train Travel, Tours, Explore, History, Historia, Exploring

The Forgotten Route 2 day train and bus tour of the Karoo and Matjiesfontein

The Forgotten Route is a 2 day train and bus tour of the Karoo and Matjiesfontein. We follow the forgotten route of early diamond explorers. This karoo tour is rich in heritage and history. Perfect for team building or corporate tours. This is a great train trip of Cape Town and the Karoo to do with friends. Experience true culture and share stories with local winemakers & musicians of the Karoo plains in a fun way. The perfect way to get to accommodation in Matjiesfontein.

From the post office and gift shop to the (supposedly) haunted Lord Milner Hotel, museums, cute coffee shop and red bus - what to do in the tiny Victorian village of Matjiesfontein in South Africa's Western Cape Cute Coffee Shop, Victorian Village, Red Bus, Interesting History, Doha, Post Office, Capital City, First Time, South Africa

Wanderings: History and charm in Matjiesfontein

Matjiesfontein is one of those places that seemingly shouldn't exist. It is a village with the most Afrikaans name imaginable that looks like it was transplanted directly from Victorian Britain to the middle of the Karoo. I mean really? How is this possible? Yet it is

Matjiesfontein: Soveel meer as net ’n slaapplek Antique Cars, Rice, Vintage Cars

Matjiesfontein: Soveel meer as net ’n slaapplek

Een van die beste maniere om ’n rit meer te geniet, is om dit te onderbreek deur in een van die talle dorpies langs die pad te oornag. Niks gaan ooit weer kom by ons onlangs oornagplekkie in Matjiesfontein nie.