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1. Upington

Upington is the chief city in the Northern Region of the country and is situated on the banks of the famous Orange River. It is an ideal stop over on the major route to Namibia, 820 km north of Cape Town and 875 km west of Johannesburg. Most think of a desolate, sunbaked, southern Kalahari desert town when the name Upington is mentioned, but how wrong one can be! Through the harsh landscape that surrounds Upington runs a glittering green ribbon - the fertile Orange River Valley. Upington has beautifully landscaped gardens, many rose beds and large, graceful trees. Die Eiland is a Holiday Resort situated on an island in the middle of the Orange River with a Date Palm entrance avenue of over 1000 metres of Palm trees. Upington is known as a wonderful winter holiday resort with a…