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A Matjiesfontein Ghost Story: Lucy

Posted on Wed September 9, 2015.

Matjiesfontein is reputed to be the most haunted town in South Africa. The history of this Karoo oasis includes; fortification during The South African War (formerly known as The Anglo-Boer War) as headquarters of the Cape Command, refuge for Jamieson Raid reformers, and the venue of controversial war crimes hearings.
With such a colourful history, many stories abound of ghost sightings, though they are after all just stories—or are they?
There are no malevolent ghosts here. The ghosts of Matjiesfontein are said to be both playful, and even mischievous, or they are totally unconcerned with events around them. 

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The Snake Eagle Thinking Path

Posted on Fri September 4, 2015.

The Snake Eagle Thinking Path in Matjiesfontein is the first permanent geoglyph created as part of the Karoo Geoglyph Project.

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Matjies Magic

Posted on Mon August 31, 2015 in Press and Advertorial.

To visit Matjiesfontein is to step back into time. We’ve had many time travellers over the last 120 years; among them have been dignitaries, authors, railway men, cricketers, and even war criminals—and many, many storytellers.

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A Matjiesfontein Wedding: Adriaan and Lisa

Posted on Tue April 14, 2015 in Matjiesfontein Weddings.

Sebastian Scheepers beautifully captures a the wedding day of Adriaan and Lisa captured in Matjiesfontein, 27 Sep 2014

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