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Category Archives: Local travel – English

There’s nothing dull about Dullstroom

First published in Public Sector Manager, February 2019 Contrary to its name the town of Dullstroom in Mpumalanga is everything but dull. This small town is probably primarily known for … Continue reading

December 29, 2019 · Leave a 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

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

Can’t get enough of the Buff

First published in Juice, Mango Air in October 2017 Wheelies and donuts at the Buff In 2017 the 40th Buffalo Rally was held in South Africa when more than 5000 … Continue reading

October 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Learn to say the click at !Khwa ttu

First published on http://www.westcoastway.co.za  Did you know that the San are the oldest inhabitants of Southern Africa where they have lived for at least 20 000 years? Did you know that … Continue reading

May 30, 2019 · Leave a comment

Let there be light

First published on http://www.holidaymag.co.uk Leonard Cohen famously sang, ‘There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in’. Yet sometimes it appears to be everything but true as I recently found … Continue reading

February 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

Take a red bus on a purple route

First published on http://www.grootconstantia.co.za  The wheels of the bus go round and round… and everyone on the City Sightseeing Red Tour Bus swivels their heads from side to side as … Continue reading

September 15, 2018 · Leave a comment