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One with nature: stay at Sneeberg during the coldest months

Posted on Fri June 14, 2019.

As the temperate drops and the earth cools below freezing point, we prepare for winter in the Karoo. Icicles become artworks and wrapping oneself in insulated clothing to go for a walk becomes a daily activity. When indoors, reading a good book is the order of the day.

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How to spend a day in the historic town of Graaff-Reinet

Posted on Mon May 27, 2019.

When spending a night or two at Langhuis, our establishment in the historic town of Graaff-Reinet, you will experience quintessential Karoo warmth and hospitality around every corner.

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The magic of arriving at a snowy Sneeuberg Nature Reserve

Posted on Mon May 20, 2019 in Top things to do in the Karoo.

Arriving at Sneeuberg Nature Reserve in the midst of swirling flakes of snow must rank as one of the most magical Karoo experiences.

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Winter is coming and Sneeuberg has the coziest fireplaces you can dream of!

Posted on Wed April 24, 2019 in Winters at Sneeuberg.

Winter in the Karoo is a magical time of the year! The crisp, fresh, winter mornings usher in beautiful sunrises while the ice-cold evenings are perfect to spend in front of a warm and cozy fire surrounded by your loved ones. Whether you are looking for a family getaway or a romantic retreat this winter, a visit to Sneeuberg is a must.

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Charlotte Daneel

Posted on Tue February 19, 2019 in The People of Sneeuberg Nature Reserve.

Charlotte Daneel passed away on January 25th, 2019. When I first met Charlotte about 20 years ago I had just become editor of Cape Town-based Condé Nast House & Garden magazine. It was our very first shoot and Charlotte and her shop in Franschhoek, La Grange, were to be its subjects. I’d heard of her and was in awe of what I’d heard. I was also green and inexperienced and nervous about the day ahead.

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