Moordenaars Karoo

1 – 5 March 2023

Walter & Val, Steve & Debbie and Rob met us in Laingsburg before traveling into the Karoo to our campsite at Middelstevlei, stopping in and meeting the farmer’s wife en route who gave us a hamper of delicious homemade rooste brood, apricot jam and rusks to enjoy at camp. The remainder of the day was set aside to setting up camp, enjoying the hamper and admiring the 80m high sandstone cliff face that we were camping under.

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Overlanding in 2023: Part 2

Next camp was Keurbooms Lagoon Caravan Park, where we had not booked. This is just past Plettenburg Bay, with the turn-off at Old Nicks. First night was away from the lagoon, but fortunately we managed to move to the front for 3 nights. This was amazing, with views from Beacon Island Hotel right up the East Lagoon. A waterfront site is essential there, and many long-stayers book up the best of them! The weather remained variable, with quite a bit of rain.

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