Category: <span>Africa</span>

New Years at Flitwick Ranch, Swartberg KZN
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04/01/202104/01/2021

New Years at Flitwick Ranch, Swartberg KZN

My favourite hubby and I spent 3 days over New Years at Flitwick Ranch, set in the picturesque Swartberg, near Kokstad.  I’d never visited this part of the world, and was looking forward to exploring more of KwaZulu Natal after the last nine dreary, housebound months of 2020.  As ever, this incredible province of ours...

MSC Orchestra Launches SA Season!
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18/11/201918/11/2019

MSC Orchestra Launches SA Season!

Well, as date nights go, that one was pretty extraordinary. I can’t take credit.  It all has to go to MSC Cruises and the incredible MSC Orchestra, newly arriving in Durban Harbour and ready to begin her inaugural South African Season.  We have the privilege of her presence in our waters, up and down the...

Growing Up in the Drakensberg
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25/08/201912/11/2019

Growing Up in the Drakensberg

Raw, honest travel blog. I grew up in the berg. I found my feet, stumbling on hiking trails. I found my voice, competing with the screaming thunder that would role in with the night. I found my sight, atop mountains — overlooking valleys of rolling hills and running rivers. I found my strength, pulling myself...

The Kruger National Park
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23/08/201926/08/2019

The Kruger National Park

Some History The Kruger National Park is South Africa’s oldest, largest, and best-known wildlife conservation area, home to a huge variety of wildlife and most famous for its Big Five viewing opportunities. Visitors have an excellent chance of seeing lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, and rhino among the enormous variety of wildlife, including over 140 species...