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Prince Albert: a little Karoo town with big appeal for cyclists

Prince Albert's dramatic mountain surrounds are a big pull for cyclists, who tackle its surrounding hills by day, then take in all its historical and gourmet charms by night. And their non-biking friends have a great time too

18 August 2019 - 00:00 By Lucille Davie

My entry into Prince Albert was less than auspicious. We got there at 5pm, and instead of going to stake out a spot in the campsite in preparation for the mountain-bike race, rushed to the hospital with a painful tooth abscess.

This didn't distract from a chilled stay, and an enjoyable race...

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