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Category Archives: Local travel – English

Halt at a fishing harbour

First published in Juice, Mango Air, June 2017 A pelican called Sakbek and other harbour tales There’s a certain romance to old fishing harbours. It might be the photo opportunities, … Continue reading

May 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fancourt is nothing but fabulous

First published in Diversions, Autumn 2018 One should never underestimate the wonderful feeling of discovering a hitherto unknown gem in your own neck of the woods. It’s even more of … Continue reading

May 28, 2018 · 1 Comment

A basket of bokkoms

First published in Sunday Independent, 2017 You have to taste a culture to understand it. You have to chew on a bokkom (whole, salted and dried mullet) from Velddrif – … Continue reading

May 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Culture Cats head up the West Coast

First published in Sunday Independent, 2017 You can feel it in your bones. It’s time to go on a trip up the West Coast. Consider doing the Culture Route by … Continue reading

May 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Fun and fabulousness at Fancourt

As published on http://www.holidaymag.co.uk Fancourt Estate, a hotel and golfing destination situated just outside of George, a laidback city on the Garden Route in the Western Cape, has many fans … Continue reading

February 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Rock Art – One Man’s Ochre is Another Man’s Orange

First published in Juice, Mango Airlines in August 2016 (photos supplied): “Click” below to read the article: Rock Art – One Man’s Ochre is Another Man’s Orange

September 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

CY on a drive down Voortrekker Road

First published in Juice, Mango Airlines in March 2017 The iconic Voortrekker Road from Salt River to Stikland has long reached its sell-by date yet a leisurely drive down this … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · Leave a comment