The Great Karoo
To follow in the format and style of Garden Route and Little Karoo. Leon Nell has moved to De Rust in the Great Karoo of South Africa to research and write this book. It will follow the same whimsical style of the first and will look at this vast area from a historical and natural history perspective, peppered with indigenous tales, recipes, fables and snippets of interesting information.
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