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Oudtshoorn

Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Kannaland, Western CapeOudtshoorn is set in a picturesque farming valley, surrounded by the majestic Outeniqua mountains. This valley has the ideal climate for ostriches and established Oudtshoorn as the world ostrich feather capital from the mid 1800′s to 1914 when the fashion faded. The ostrich kings made a bundle of “feather” money during this period, and the beautiful sandstone buildings and houses in the town reflect this. Ostrich business is still very much part of the town with the ostrich lea...

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