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Travel and a bit of shopping

Pierre Loti (1850-1923) – ‘n Fransman se liefdesverhaal in Turkye

First published in Rapport, May 2019 Liefde met die eerste oogopslag gebeur wel. Pierre Loti, ‘n Fransman wat versot op Turkye was, sou saamstem. Hoe het Pierre Loti in Turkye … Continue reading

December 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Sjoe – Suzdal is móóí

First published in Beeld, January 2018 Suzdal (Soezdal) is ‘n plek wat jou laat huil. Om meer spesifiek te wees, is dit die ikoonmuseum in die Veronderstellingkerk by die Verlosserklooster … Continue reading

December 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Ljubljana – lieflik soos ‘n legkaart

First published in Rapport, February 2019 ‘n Muis wat brul. Dis hoe die Lonely Planet-reisgids Sloewenië beskryf. Sloewenië ís klein; dié land het nie veel meer as twee miljoen inwoners … Continue reading

December 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

Belgrado is net Belgrado

First published in Beeld, September 2018 Belgrado is ‘n belewenis  Nie elke stad in die wêreld is ‘n Aspoestertjie wat rééds ontluik het nie. Sommige stede – en daar is … Continue reading

November 29, 2019 · 1 Comment

Where a lighthouse beckons

First published in SLOW, Edition 51 George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), the Irish playwright who wrote more than 60 plays, said, ‘I can think of no other edifice constructed by man … Continue reading

November 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Dubbeldekker-lekker met ‘n helikoptervlug

First published in Die Burger, October 2018 Kaapstad is nog mooier uit die lug ‘n Ou simpel grappie lui dat ‘n helikopter ‘n eierklitser met ambisie is. Volgens ‘n ander … Continue reading

November 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Summer for geeks

First published ( a re-worked version) in Khuluma, Kulula Air, December 2018 Contrary to popular belief, the most fun you can have during summer is not playing volleyball or toasting … Continue reading

November 23, 2019 · Leave a comment