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Gaan na die hoenders!

First published in Die Burger, March 2019 Hier volg ‘n biegsessie: ek is gek oor hoenders. Ek kan tot klein hoenderkraai oor hulle gesels, ook oor dié wat ek as … Continue reading

February 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery

First published in Travel Ideas, August-September 2019 I only learnt of the Russian custom to say “let’s sit down for the road” or “Присядем на дорожку” after I returned from … Continue reading

February 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

RAKI EN TZATZIKI in KAŞ

First published in Die Burger, October 2019 Kom verken luilekker Kas op eie trant Kaş lê aan die Turkoois Kus van Turkye. Ondertoe. Weg van besige Bodrum en frenetiese Fethiye. … Continue reading

February 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

Rus sag in Recoleta

First published in Rapport, June 2019 Grafte soos kuns  Dis min dat ‘n begraafplaas op die lys van moetsien-plekke van ‘n bestemming is. Recoleta-begraafplaas in Buenos Aires, Argentinië lyk egter … Continue reading

February 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

‘n Soektog na saffraan

First published in Rapport, June 2019  Op soek na rooi goud Saffraan is die duurste spesery ter wêreld. As in ag geneem word hoe arbeidsintensief dit is om te oes, … Continue reading

January 27, 2020 · 2 Comments

Hej! Stockholm!

First published (an edited version) in Fairlady, April 2019  The Swede Spot Flying into Stockholm looking down at the vast Swedish archipelago evokes imaginary pictures of the small island inhabited … Continue reading

January 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA IS SALIG

First published in Die Burger: Reis, July 2019 Spanje betower met hart en siel Ek’s te lui vir stap. Ek hoor daar is baie opdraande. ‘n Kierie pas nie by … Continue reading

January 24, 2020 · Leave a comment