Within the desert of the Karoo, properly off he crushed
path between Joburg and Cape City lies Prince Albert, a real oasis of magnificence
and tradition. The village, Prince Albert, generally has the look of a sleepy
frontier settlement out of the previous American West, however it’s identified amongst journey
connoisseurs for pristine examples of 19th-century Cape Dutch structure,
with their signature rounded gables, and for tasty figs and olives, and grazing
sheep which can be raised for mohair and essentially the most tender lamb. Improbably, in latest
a long time, a vigorous colony of artists and crafts makers has sprung up there.
Vacationers are more and more discovering their means there simply because the village is
more and more discovering methods to entice European, Asian and American vacationers who
can now go to South Africa with out the discomfort of spending cash in a land
below the chokehold of apartheid.
SOURCES: THE NEW YORK TIMES