On a 10-day trip from north to south, Hannes Steyn stuck to gravel roads wherever possible and saw the true countryside. Making his way through the Karoo, he also saw things he’d never imagined.
The very moment interprovincial travel became possible again, we packed a punch with Namaqua flowers, Kalahari dunes and Karoo highlands. After five months of Covid-19 lockdown, we treated our two pups to a 4,000 km road trip for their first birthday. By Romi Boom
Namaqualand is more than the national park and flower hamlets like Garies and Kamieskroon. The little town of Okiep is a quirky base for day-tripping along country roads and through ‘empty’ landscapes. Words and pictures by Jacques Marais Continue reading Okiep: exploring remote roads in Namaqualand