Tag: Route 62

  • SA Destination Awards – How it all began

    I’ve spent two years exploring South Africa and have never ceased to be amazed at the enormous disparity between towns as “Destinations.” Take tiny De Rust near Meiringspoort in the Western Cape as an example. It has far greater attraction than Mokopane — 200 times larger — on the edge of the Waterberg in Limpopo. […]

  • Tourism representatives must be accountable

    Two dates in the Western Cape raise the need for the public to hold its tourism representatives to greater accountability. September 30 is the deadline for your comments on tourism MEC Alan Winde’s plan for restructuring tourism marketing in the Western Cape. Now CapeInfo’s readers have already voted – only 10 out of 170 votes…

  • Open letters to Helen Zille & Dan Plato

    Arriving back in the Western Cape after 15 months away was a shock… and a very pleasant surprise.  It was like arriving in another country — clean, well-maintained roads, great signage, intelligent & visible policing, and spaces that citizens use and enjoy with pride. The Western Cape is a world-class destination but, obviously, it can…