For a number of years, Cradock was a town I longed to explore. It seemed far-fetched that I will never be able to visit until one day I said, “let’s go“.
How many times have you driven on Route 62 and missed the town of Zoar; nestled between Ladismith and Calitzdorp?
There are many small towns around South Africa that surprise me but it’s the town of Loxton in the sparse province of the Northern Cape that astounded me the most.
There’s a town in the Northern Cape where sheep roam the lands, where the sparse landscape is something out of a travel magazine and, it’s a town that’s worth more than a night’s stay.
For any Capetonian, seaside vacations are definite; no matter the route you take. So naturally, when you know there’s a sublime stretch of beach in the Southern Hemisphere, you pack your bags and drive.