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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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Q&A on road tripping in South Africa

South Africa is an enormous country, and one of the best ways to experience it is on a road trip.

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Luxurious Cape Town

The wealthy and the famous often choose Cape Town as a holiday destination, and it’s not difficult to see why.

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Experience the Howick Falls, KwaZulu-Natal

The Howick Falls lie in a town of the same name in KwaZulu-Natal, where historical, cultural and other natural attractions complete a pleasing package of tourist destinations.

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Do yoga: top Joburg studios

From Ashtanga to Zen Hot Yoga, with just about every style in between, it’s guaranteed there is a studio in Johannesburg that offers drop-in classes for your preferred yoga discipline.

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Backpacker hostels in South Africa

For budget travellers, consider backpacking your way around South Africa.

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Cape Town on a budget

Saving for your planned trip to Cape Town? We found some budget-friendly ideas.

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