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SEARCHING SMALL TOWNS- SOUTH AFRICAN ROAD TRIP PART 4

We arrived at Nieu Bethesda safe and a lot more alive than the dassie, whose death throes we witnessed, after it with suicidal commitment played chicken with a farm tannie and her 4×4. (Parable for the day – never challenge … Continue reading

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SEARCHING SMALL TOWNS – SOUTH AFRICAN ROAD TRIP PART 3

So on our way to Nieu Bethesda and the mythic Owl House we stopped to explore Graaff-Reinet and hunt down the very elusive milk tart. Easy you would think, just drop by the Spar, but no! The people of Graaff-Reinet prefer the Cremora tart … Continue reading

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SEARCHING SMALL TOWNS – SOUTH AFRICAN ROAD TRIP PART 2

Moments of history are forgotten fossilised into the Karoo landscape. Worlds of grandeur lie aging far from Botox, surrounded by preserved fruit and scones. Once vital and relevant, youth becomes biltong. How many decades need to pass before we can … Continue reading

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