Get to know the Ka­roo

• Rich­mond, book cen­tral • Sheep-shear­ing near Graaff-Reinet

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Rich­mond, on the N1 about half­way be­tween Cape Town and Jo­han­nes­burg, is full of sur­prises. It’s a Ka­roo town, which means it’s a farm­ing town – but it’s also a place of books and art and, above all, a whole lot of friend­li­ness. TEXT AND PHO­TOS JAC KRITZINGER

The wind­pumps along the Ongers River that runs through town con­trib­ute to the typ­i­cal Ka­roo at­mos­phere in Rich­mond.

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