The Garden Route

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By Damon Tabor
Want to go out on a limb for your next vacation—literally?Once the sole province of young boys and Ewoks, treehouses now offer adventurous travelers (read: unafraid of heights) a unique travel experience in an age of roadside motel chains and glob...
By Douglas Rogers
DESTINATION Barrydale, South Africa GO FROM Cape Town TRAVEL TIME 2 1/2 hours by car GETTING THERE Take Route 62, the fabled road through the Klein Karoo valley, east from Cape Town. The Mediterranean climate and rolling vineyards will remind you...

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R62

Exiting Barrydale, the R62, a former ox-wagon trail running 170 miles across the desert floor, flattens out; sand and fynbos scrub roll toward the horizon, and the sky ahead becomes so big it takes on the earth’s curve.