Tag: Van Loveren

  • Robertson’s opportunities lost

    There’s not that much to attract a traveller to stop in the main road that runs through Robertson, especially if you’re driving eastwards.  It’s probably an engineer’s dream road, but it’s hardly inviting. But driving into Robertson’s residential areas shows some of the most beautiful streets you’ll find anywhere in South Africa.  They are breathtaking […]

  • Tourism will never be Helen Zille’s game-changer until there are lots of changes

    It’s been an interesting first few days of travels, and one realises how much observations and thoughts are always formed by the experiences that went before. What I observed in Montagu, my first stop, raised a red flag that was re-inforced throughout the Robertson Wine Valley.  The urgent imperative in SA today is to create…