Sunette Nel in Annual Events & Festivals on April 1, 2011
Lots of exciting events to look forward this April!
ABSA Klein Karoo Nationale Kunstefees
When: 2-9 April 2011 Where: Oudtshoorn
Come and join us at the 17th KKNK, where Arts come together!
Joburg Art Fair
When: 15-17 April 2011 Where: Sandton Convention Centre
This is the third annual Art Fair, and has come to be [...]
Adri Marais in Travel Guide on March 31, 2011
The province of North West lies along South Africa’s northern border with Botswana. With the Northern Cape to its left, Limpopo to its right and the notorious farmlands of the Free State just on the other side of the Vaal River, North West is a strikingly diverse province. Ranging from arid Kalahari to golden maize [...]
Sunette Nel in Accommodation & Specials on March 30, 2011
Mooi Bly Wine Estate is situated at the foot of the mountains between Paarl and Wellington less than 1 hours drive from Cape Town. The farm has 5 self catering cottages named after wines made on Mooi Bly; Merlot, Pinotage, Shiraz, Chenin and Chardonnay. Each cottage is all fully equipped to ensure your stay at [...]
Adri Marais in Travel Guide on March 29, 2011
Limpopo Province is, as its former name suggests, South Africa’s most northern province and its gateway to the rest of sub-Saharan Africa. A corner of carefully conserved wilderness, it shares borders with Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique and stretches from the savannah-like plains of the bushveld in the west to the subtropical lowveld in the east. [...]
Adri Marais in Travel Guide on March 26, 2011
The Northern Cape is by far the largest and most sparsely populated of South Africa’s nine provinces. Starting where the Western Province ends, it stretches upwards to the borders of Namibia and Botswana and ranges from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Swartberg mountain range in the south. Excepting the fertile and lush [...]
Take off your city shoes, embrace the vastness of the Karoo and experience the beauty of simplicity. Rooiheuwel Guest Farm is a self catering Karoo Guest Farm in South Africa, situated in the beautiful surroundings of the escarpment of the Nuweveld mountains in the Great Karoo with a typical mountain-karoo landscape, 80km west of Beaufort [...]
Sunette Nel in Travel Guide on March 22, 2011
Ranging from the evergreen Tsitsikamma Forest to the rugged Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area, from the southern slopes of the Drakensberg to the imposing Great Karoo, the Eastern Cape’s natural diversity ensures that visitors enjoy every type of outdoor adventure imaginable.
In this sense, the legendary Sunshine Coast is a region well worth the mention. True to [...]
Nestled in the heart of KwaZulu Natal’s south coast, Umdlalo Lodge offers families and business executives an escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Umdlalo Lodge is situated in Umtentweni, just a couple of kilometres north of Port Shepstone and is easily accessible from the N2 Toll Road. Umtentweni’s sun drenched beach is within [...]
Sunette Nel in Destinations & Provinces on March 16, 2011
Paternoster is a gorgeous town situated approximately 145km north of Cape Town. It is a jewel in the West Coast of South Africa, a place where time stands still and where visitors can experience the timelessness of a picturesque fishing village. Upon entering Paternoster one will immediately feel comfortable, warm and welcomed.
Seaside Cottages are the [...]
Adri Marais in Destinations & Provinces
, Latest News on March 15, 2011
Whether we are speaking of landscape, history or inhabitants, the Karoo is famous for a myriad of reasons, many of which are inherently contradictory. Hearing the word Karoo, one imagines, for instance, close-knitted community, natural beauty and antiquated Victorian architecture all in the face of alienating desolation and almost inhospitable barrenness. Such contradictions make of [...]