Accidental Tourist

The Karoo will make you feel good as nieu

Heidi Davies finds some strange surprises in the otherworldly town of Nieu-Bethesda

07 July 2019 - 00:00 By Heidi Davies

The Karoo can be many things to people - mind-numbingly boring to some and poetically beautiful to others. As we stopped over in the some-what other-worldly town of Nieu-Bethesda, the phrase "curiouser and curiouser" came to mind.

Having booked a charming Victorian house on the internet, we'd arranged to pick up the key from the letterbox of the estate agent office/ cum tourist office, as our estimated arrival would be late afternoon...

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