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Kimberley – So much more to see than the BIG HOLE

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Some tourists only think of Kimberley as the site of the Big Hole……..on a visit organized by Experience Northern Cape  – I found that Kimberley has so much more to offer. Firstly, it has some amazing museums and galleries The Mcgregor Museum is an enlightening  multi-cultural museum. Considered to one of the finest museums in […]

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Orange River Concentration Camp Hopetown

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Very few South Africans know much about the Anglo War Concentration camps  established as a result of General Kitchener’s “Scorched earth” policy during 1901 and 1902. During the war over 160,000 women and children were interned in concentration camps and many thousands died of starvation or disease. We were very privileged to be invited on […]

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Don’t rush through Victoria West

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Don’t rush through Victoria West! Usually Travellers driving between Cape Town & Gauteng rush past all the little Karoo dorps – only pausing to fill up or for a comfort stop!   My advice after our 4500kms road trip through the Northern Cape is to slow down …. explore these little towns – there lies so […]

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The Amazing Rogge Cloof Guest Farm Sutherland

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The Houston’s continue their Epic Northern Cape road trip with a fantastic two-night stay at Rogge Cloof Game Reserve & Wine estate. For 5-star accommodation near to Sutherland look no further than the superb Rogge Cloof Game Reserve & Wine Estate situated 20kms from Sutherland and 100kms from the N1/Matjiesfontein exit (about a 4 hour […]

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The Journey Continues … Sutherland

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The Journey Continues … Sutherland The next stop on Janet and Derek’s Northern Cape trip is a visit to Sutherland in the Karoo.  Renowned as the coldest dorp in South Africa, Sutherland is the STAR GAZING capital of the South Africa – a most interesting place to visit – only two and a half hours […]