Category: Places

  • Next stop – Mopani

    Setting off to explore Tzaneen and the Mopani region in Limpopo.

  • Letting your brain breathe

    Michael Lutzeyer, from award-winning Grootbos private nature reserve near Gansbaai and member of SA Tourism’s board, boasts how Grootbos lets your brain to breath with its views that extend to the horizon, taking in the lighthouses at Danger Point, Hangklip and Cape Point. Well, brain-breathing views are commonplace in the Waterberg and driving there is…

  • The Road to Prince Albert

    The plan was not to dally in the Western Cape, where so much is already familiar, but head for Mokopane in Limpopo – SA’s northernmost province and the furthest from Cape Town – as quickly as possible.  I’ve never been there and, of SA’s nine provinces, know least about it.  But the first stop is…

  • Table Mountain to Simon’s Town

    Before leaving Cape Town, it was only right to take leave of some of the most memorable places. Just one of the things that set Cape Town apart from any other city in the world is Table Mountain National Park – part of a world heritage site – in the heart of the city.  We…

  • The harvest is in!

    The harvest ended last Friday and next Sunday church services are being held to give thanks. It seems to have been a bumper harvest. It’s an eye-opener living on a farm in the Elgin Valley and experiencing a harvest that starts just before Christmas and ends in the middle of May – five full months…