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Amazed by Augrabies

As the sun set at a point in Augrabies Falls National Park called Ararat, the world around me changed colour, bathed in a palette of purples and oranges according to the reach and angle of the sun’s rays.

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Take a ride on Durban's rickshaws

When I recently relived a childhood memory by taking a rickshaw ride along the Durban promenade, I had no idea that rickshaws have formed part of the fabric of Durban for well over a century.

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Sights & Sounds of Sandton booklet launched

The first Sights & Sounds of Sandton annual pocket guide was launched recently at a cocktail evening at the Hard Rock Café in Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City.

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Close encounters

  • 11 August 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds Wildlife

Here are a few of our favourite close-up images of animals that have been shared with our Love South Africa Flickr group.

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Jock Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park

Although you’ll be spoiled with every comfort at Jock Safari Lodge, from a private plunge pool to top rangers and superb food, the camp still retains its rustic feel.

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South African signs revisited

There’s always entertainment to be had in the unusual signs one encounters on a road trip.

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Team South Africa on parade

On Friday 8 August, Team South Africa was welcomed back to the country in style, with a parade honouring its impressive medal tally at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Discover the heavens with Maropeng

Escape the city limits to fully appreciate the wonders of our stellar home, the Milky Way. If you’re in Johannesburg, Maropeng’s stargazing evenings provide the perfect landscape for exploration.

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Get out of town: 5 day trips from Johannesburg

There’s much to be said for big-city life, but the need to escape grips all of us from time to time. Here are a few ideas for getting out of Johannesburg, all of which can be day trips (or days-on-end trips).

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Birding at Barberspan, North West province

A visit to Barberspan, a natural pan in South Africa’s North West province, to look for returning seasonal migrants turned up a few surprises.

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