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Five interesting facts about the Valley of Desolation

Posted on Fri January 15, 2016.

Combine a trip to Matjiesfontein with a visit to the Valley of Desolation.

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Happy New Year!

Posted on Wed December 30, 2015.

Since 1884, Matjiesfontein has welcomed visitors from all over the globe—and including the likes of Cecil John Rhodes, Rudyard Kipling, Olive Schreiner, among many others.

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Tips for a magical Christmas

Posted on Thu December 24, 2015.

Make Christmas morning extra special for your children by playing elf with some magical tricks to enchant young minds by leaving clues of Santa’s visit

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Matjiesfontein Walks: The British Army Remount Camp

Posted on Fri December 18, 2015.

During the years of the British remount encampment (c.1900), the area in front of the railway station served as parade ground, where over 10,000 infantry and 20,000 horses were camped in the surrounding veld.

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Recipe: Lemon Meringue

Posted on Fri December 11, 2015.

Like sunshine on a plate, lemon meringue is the perfect dessert for a hot Karoo afternoon.

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