Archive for the ‘Karoo’ Category

“This most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o—erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire” — Hamlet, Hamlet Act 2 Scene 2, William Shakespeare, c. 1600. Ever dreamed of traveling into space, see all these sparkling stars, nebulas and planets? No Problem. Your journey begins only 370 km away from Cape Town in the middle of the Karoo in the sleepy little village called Sutherland. Far   Read More ...

This year we skipped the long Easter weekend due to miserable weather and a higher than usual workload and decided to hit the road the following weekend instead. A bonus of course being that we left behind the masses of people simultaneously leaving town. The Tankwa Karoo National Park, about 300 km’s travelling distance from Cape Town sounded very appealing to us, so we booked one of the 6 camping   Read More ...