See an updated map showing the towns, major roads and 4x4 tracks, as well as sites of interest in the Richtersveld region.
“19 - 21 September 2007 I have long wanted to experience the Richtersveld, and an opportunity unexpectedly came when I was commissioned to take photographs for a book on South Africa's World Heritage Sites. The area far exceeded my expectations,…”
Matjieshuis, a true Nama art
Ideal for the nomadic Nama life of the past, the matjieshuis is still part of the Richtersvelders' lives today. In fact, this is the last…
Online video clips
An overview of the broader Namaqualand region.
Building a Matjieshuis
See how a traditional reed house, known as a "Matjieshuis",…