Clocolan, Eastern Free State
Lying on the outskirts of the Korrannaberg Mountain Range and dominated by the Hlohlowane Mountain sandstone formation, Clocolan is a tiny agricultural town on the R26 exactly halfway between Bloemfontein and Bethlehem.
Stop in Clocolan to get fuel, buy really fresh foods and produce from the surrounding farms, and beautiful woven wall hangings and clothes from local Basotho women at Lethoteng Weavers (near the Shell Garage). Breathe in the clean Highlands air, enjoy the typical rural Free State scenery and atmosphere, go fly-fishing for trout and bass at the nearby Amohela Ho Spitskop farm: Tel: +27 (0)51 943-7013 – by appointment only, and don’t drive away without buying some some Icy Herbs Tel: +27 (0)51 9430317 to find out just what that is…
Getting there: Clocolan lies on the R708 just off the R26 between Bethlehem and Bloemfontein.