South Africa itinerary

People always ask for ideas on a typical South Africa itinerary. Obviously they want to see as much as possible but just as obvious is the fact that it’s a huge country with a lot to offer so, unless you can spend several months here, you won’t see everything in one trip. It’s worthwhile to plan…

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Noon Gun Tearoom closed

  A few weeks ago I forced myself out of my usual Saturday morning sloth and went to visit the Oranjezicht City Farm – you can read about it here. Seeing as I was up and about I decided to make the most of the day and persuaded my companion to take in a few other places…

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Old Cape buildings

I recently discovered a Facebook page dedicated to the Cape’s threatened buildings. Jim Hislop, who manages the page, takes most of the present-day photos and researches the history of the buildings. The result is a fascinating look at the history of this interesting city, and region, that is all too easy to take for granted…

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