Category Archives: Karoo

Mornings at Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

On our recent trip to the Cape ….    last chapter 🙂 Mornings on the farm are quiet.  Birds … and cows, mooing while milking.  There are sheep but you don’t see them – except there was one in a pen bleating his little … Continue reading

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Overnight stop at Kuilfontein Stable Cottages

On our recent trip to the Cape .. Kuilfontein Stable Cottages , situated on the south side of Colesberg on the N1, is our favourite overnight stop en route back from the Cape to Johannesburg.  I have written and posted many photos on Kuilfontein … Continue reading

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Sunset in the Karoo

On our recent trip to the Cape … Before the year is up, I would like to be up-to-date with photographs = blog posts.  Starting afresh for 2015 seems like an excellent idea 😉 The Karoo has absolutely stunning sunsets … Continue reading

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Homeward bound from the Cape..

On our recent trip to the Cape …  I took a few photos on the road between Hermanus and Colesberg (Kuilfontein Stable Cottages), our regular overnight stop on our return trip between Cape Town and Johannesburg Leaving Hermanus in the … Continue reading

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Driving through the Karoo

From tomorrow we are having the interior of our home re-decorated ie fresh paint all round and nice new doors 🙂   I have spent today clearing walls of paintings and pictures.  Oh my goodness …  what a lot we have … Continue reading

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Morning on the guest farm

Last few photographs from Kuilfontein Stable Cottages taken in the early morning before our delicious breakfast in the ‘Feed Room’ .  A meal one needs to linger longer over  savouring the fresh farm flavours, mingling aromas of coffee and freshly baked muffins … Continue reading

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On the farm .. in the Karoo

Following on from my previous post on Kuilfontein Stable Cottages : Hubby and I went for a late afternoon/evening stroll before pre-dinner drinks with fellow travellers in the charming pub Mommy cow and baby cooling off in the shadows Isn’t he … Continue reading

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Our favourite stop-over in the Karoo

Whenever hubby and I travel back to Gauteng from the Cape our usual, and favourite, stop-over is Kuilfontein Stable Cottages just outside Colesberg.  Its owned and run by  Penny and Leigh Southey, and their daughter,  who always make you feel so very welcome.  … Continue reading

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Our Cape visit … Olive Grove Guest Farm

It’s been two years since hubby and I travelled by car to the Cape.  This time to visit family and friends, and especially my Mum.   Breaking the journey with an overnight stop is much more pleasant than doing the 1402 kilometre stretch … Continue reading

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Skywatch Friday :

Somewhere in the Karoo on our way to Aliwal North, Eastern Cape, May last year For more spectacular skies around the world visit Skywatch

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