Karoo

 

Sojourn in silence

Julienne Du Toit

Julienne du Toit heads off for a Karoo farmstay with her husband Chris Marais and finds lots of nothing — gloriously serene nothing.

Sojourn in silence

D-day for fracking

Lynley Donnelly

Not even the most ardent critics are holding out any hope that the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the Karoo will be extended.

D-day for fracking

To nuke or frack?

Lynley Donnelly

The minister of energy has backed fracking for gas in the Karoo, but what could this mean for South Africa's nuclear ambitions?

To nuke or frack?

[Slideshow] The magic of AfrikaBurn

Fabulous costumes, art installations, mutant vehicles and all kinds of madness graced the Karoo desert this April to celebrate AfrikaBurn 2012.

The magic of AfrikaBurn