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Spring has sprung in the Cape

In Latest News, Road Tripping by admin

Are you Daisy Crazy? It’s time to fold away the heavy knitted blankets, get away from the fire or heater, put away your slippers to pop on those sandals and take a walk through the daisy fields. Spring is just around the corner, and mother nature is putting on a show for us here in the Cape as the cold, wet curtain is lifted to make way for the sunshine. August and September are the months best known for the …

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8 Routes of Durban you need to see

In Articles, Latest News, Road Tripping by Vaughan McShane

Route 1: Durban Central/Florida Road/Glenwood “The harbour and famous Golden Mile’s beautiful beaches and promenade give way to Durban’s vibrant CBD, abounding with top-notch facilities and entertainment” Durban’s 6 km long sandy beach, called “Golden Mile” is by far the greatest attraction of the city. It’s a huge pleasure resort for swimming, splash pools, fountains, curio markets and uShaka Marine World. Also on Route 1 you will find the Moses Mabhida Stadium where you can do Segway tour or get …

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Don’t Go to KwaZulu Natal without visiting these

In Latest News, Road Tripping by Vaughan McShane

Location:KwaZulu Natal also known as KZN In the Zulu language KWA means “the place of” the Zulu people. It’s such a special place and you certainly will find lots of rich Zulu culture here with many ways to unwind and relax the soul. In KZN you will find a vast diversity of people who are Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Christian, African traditionalists and Buddhists. These people happily co-exist side by side to make the province such an interesting and colorful one. …

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The Cape Argus Cycle Tour by Geoff, Moni and Sanne

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My Danish friend, Sanne, slept over and our morning started at 06:30. We enjoyed a simple breakfast of bananas and yoghurt before cycling to the city from Tamboerskloof, where nearly 35 000 people gathered for the Cape Argus. It was incredibly well organised – all the cyclists were directed into different loading bays – I imagine that that is what gigantic herds of cows feel like at the instruction of their shepherds… There were public bathrooms everywhere and even a …

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Le Bonheur Crocodile farm – Jan Wollenhaupt

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Le Bonheur Crocodile farm   Last weekend I visited Le Bonheur Crocodile farm like a real “Crocodile Dundee”. Its 50 minutes between Franschoek and Paarl. 50 minutes from Cape Town. You can do a little tour with a tour guide for R 35 Rand and for this price it’s worth it. In the tour you can also keep a crocodile in your hands. They have more than 1000 crocodiles here. The farm is open 7 days a week from 9am …

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The Overberg, Cape Agulhas & Cape Town

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Dear readers, I cannot believe this is the last and final instalment of the blog series documenting our epic South African Road Trip! So far we’ve covered the great journey across the Karoo via rail, the Kruger National Park, The Drakensberg, Durban, The Wild Coast – Coffee Bay, Bulungula and Chintsa before moving inland to magical Hogsback! It wasn’t long before returning back to the coast and we spent time in Kenton-on-Sea at the fabulous Siyabuya Game Reserve and then …