Posts Categorized: Western Cape

The Karoo – a foodie haven

It was probably the largest block of Belgian chocolate I had ever seen. The interior of the La Chocolaterie Rococo, with its chocolate treats There it was, lying on a kitchen table in the middle of the Karoo, nogal. Next to it was a pair of dainty kitten heels, made entirely out of chocolate. Chocolate pralines… Read more »

Falling in love with the Karoo

Today I went up a mountain and came down in love with the Karoo. I must admit that before today I didn’t know much about the area – except, of course, that it is the site for the multimillion-rand Square Kilometre Array super-telescope project. The day started with an early-morning breakfast on a farm in… Read more »