Forgotten Towns of the Karoo – Die Hel

NI have to introduce the next place we stopped in, because I heard so many stories since we set of on our journey that I was petrified of this place and I honestly had no reason to feel so. But I had good reason to doubt, because I was told of guests who couldn’t sleep because they heard ghosts talking and saw them sweeping past their beds while they were trying to sleep.

What I never realized was that ‘Die Hell’ was actually a campsite and guesthouse, but originally it was a small community who lived in isolation for more than a hundred years. The only reason it was called ‘Die Hell’ was because so many people had died trying to build the pass from the Swartberg Pass to ‘Die Hell’.

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