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The African Penguin

African penguins (Spheniscus  demersus), or the jackass penguin has risen to fame by posing for millions of photos at Boulders Beach in Simonstown just outside Cape Town. Interestingly though, the largest breeding colony occurs on St Croix island off the coast of Port Elizabeth. Their comical waddle and oh-so-cute faces have given them celebrity status […]

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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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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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