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Navigating the Swartberg Pass

The Swartberg Pass is a stunning mountain pass which links the Klein Karoo towns of Oudtshoorn and Prince Albert via an incredible untarred road. It’s a scenic and daring alternative to driving through Meiringspoort (which is also a beautiful drive). The pass was the last of Thomas Bain’s engineering projects and there are numerous relics […]

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Anje’s Bucket List

I LOVE to travel. But, this is the first time in my life that I’m actually writing a bucket list. Not surprisingly, most of these experiences are in Africa…just confirming where my heart lies! I have travelled quite a bit, but there is so much more I’d like to experience. In no particular order: Witness […]

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How to be a more eco-friendly traveller

If you are a travel-addict, you may have given some thought to your travel footprint. Sustainable travel is actually all about making simple choices that will reduce your impact on your chosen destination. But it’s sometimes easier said than done! I have struggled with this myself and often get caught up in the ‘convenience’ excuse. Some […]

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Coffee with the (meerkat) mob

If you’ve been following our story, you will know that I have a soft-spot in my heart for certain creatures…and one of them, is meerkats. Besides their cute-factor, I love how they work together as a team to survive. Let’s be honest, their small size, largely inhospitable habitat of choice and the fact that they […]

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Eastern Cape Safari: Amakhala Game Reserve

I have a serious case of post-holiday blues today. I’ve been back home for 2 weeks and everything is back to normal again. I have been glancing back at my photo’s from this last trip and I am reminded of the wonderful safari experience we had at Woodbury Tented Camp in Amakhala Game Reserve. Amakhala […]

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Tamboti: My Favourite Camp in Kruger

So…I am not against camping, as a child we spent many weekends camping in game reserves, at the beach and even in our garden. But these days, I’m not so keen. It’s just having to unpack and pack-up your entire ”home” that gets to me! Tented camps give you the best of both worlds; it […]

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