Rotary Way, best-kept secret in Hermanus
Rotary Way is often described as the best-kept secret in Hermanus. It’s a fabulous drive along the spine of theRead more.
Companys Garden – Part 1, The Trees
This is the first in a series about the historic Company’s Garden in the centre of Cape Town. Originally designedRead more.
The infamous dompas of Apartheid
What was apartheid? Many visitors to South Africa ask ‘What exactly was apartheid?’. You might be puzzled at such a questionRead more.
Cape Town weather – unpredictable as always!
I always tell people that Cape Town weather is fabulous during early autumn because there’s a lingering summer heat withoutRead more.
Off the beaten tourist route on a private tour
Off the beaten tourist route on a private tour – the only way to deal with plans going awry. LastRead more.
Cape Town fires 2015
Cape Town fires 2015 – the worst since 2000, we won’t forget them in a hurry. The Western Cape mountainsRead more.
No Ebola in South Africa!
Since the outbreak of Ebola in December 2013 the world has panicked. The three countries affected – Guinea, Liberia and SierraRead more.
Driving in and out of Franschhoek on the R45 as often as I do, I’ve passed a cryptic sign and small memorialRead more.
Companys Garden – Part 4, Things to do
The last in our series on the gorgeous Company’s Garden in the centre of Cape TownRead more.
Companys Garden – Part 3, The Memorials
The Company’s Garden is adorned with various memorials, statues and decorative items. Most of them date from last century which makesRead more.