Monthly Archives: January 2017

Into the Heart of the Bo-Karoo

#KarooHighlands #OpenAfrica

The final Part of our #OpenAfrica road trip into the #KarooHighlands … This exploration covered the eastern section of the beautiful Bo-Karoo, and on the next trip we head into Tankwa and the Hantam, to spend some quality time in Nieuwoudtville, Loeriesfontein, Calvinia and Sutherland. The locals say you cry twice in #VictoriaWest; once when [...]

La Vida Loxton

#KarooHighlands #OpenAfrica

Part II of our recent #OpenAfrica Road Trip through the heart and soul of the #BoKaroo … Once you extricate yourself from the wonderfullness that is #williston, meander in a generally eastern direction along the countless #moerandgone gravel roads while the wide-sky plains slip-slide past your windows. Chances are you’ll eventually rock up in laid back #loxton, a dorp that has muscled it’s [...]

Wacky. Wonderful. Wild … Williston


Last week this time, I could barely fore-finger Williston on a topographical map, yet now I feel like I have any number of new friends in this quirky little dorp. But that is exactly what the #Karoo is like … I’ve always been a firm believer in the ‘weird is good’ principle, where people strive to be [...]