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Tokara deli: an archipelago of taste

Tokara deli, situated at the top of the Helshoogte Pass, on the R310 outside Stellenbosch, is a of place casual elegance, wonderful wines, superb food, art and incredible views.

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A glimpse back in time on the Barberton Geotrail

A drive along the Barberton Geotrail and Genesis Route, also known as the Barberton Greenstone Belt, offers a glimpse back in time, where you’ll be able to see the beautifully preserved geological features of ancient earth.

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The magical Protea Hotel Ranch Resort, Limpopo

The Protea Hotel Ranch Resort is a great holiday venue – it is ideally located in Limpopo province, giving you access to the Kruger National Park, while it offers a number of its own attractions.

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The many faces of the Dusi 2015 – a photo essay

  • 21 February 2015 by Christine Marot
  • Sport

The general consensus among all players at this year’s Dusi Canoe Marathon was that the race was very well organised, the water quality was good and the support crews outstanding – and as a result the race was enjoyed by competitors, spectators and organisers alike.

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Enjoy a family outing in Cape Town

See the fish, marvel at the views, go tenpin bowling, or try tobogganing – all in one of the most amazing cities in the world.

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Super Rugby 2015: where to watch matches in South Africa

Super Rugby kicked off last weekend and continues uninterrupted until July 4. Find out where to watch live matches in South Africa.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: kitesurfing and chameleons

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top images shared on our account in the past week ...

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The colourful history of Durban's fresh produce market

Vegetables were grown on land rented or bought in the vicinity of the market. In his book, A ‘Public Health Nuisance’: The Victoria Street Early Morning Squatters’ Market, 1910-1934, Goolam Vahed estimates that there were approximately 2 000 market gardeners in and around Durban by 1885

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A weekend in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve

  • 19 February 2015 by Melanie-Ann Feris
  • Wildlife

A few days ago I could confidently identify only four birds – chickens, ducks, ostriches and turkeys. But, when you’re invited along on a weekend trip to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve by an avid birder, expect a whole feathered world to open up to you.

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2015 Dusi Canoe Marathon to honour race founder Dr Ian Player

  • 18 February 2015 by Christine Marot
  • Sport

The Dusi Canoe Marathon, the biggest canoeing event on the African continent, takes place between the cities of Pietermaritzburg and Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. It covers about 120km along the Msunduzi and Umgeni rivers.

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