It’s cosmos season in the Eastern Free State and there, among the blooms, is this incredible old general dealer trading store and restaurant at a place called Verkykerskop.
One of the most frequently asked questions, when people hear that we have a holiday home in the Drakensberg, is, ‘But what on earth do you do there?’
The green cable car lurches forward, and the lower station at Hartbeespoort Cableway soon becomes a small blip on the beautiful landscape as we ascend one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world.
Hanover is a small village in the Karoo that markets itself as an oasis for N1 travellers on the Jo’burg-Cape Town run.
The first time I saw one of the famous Sandstone Estates steam trains, I was driving down from Clarens to Ficksburg in the Eastern Free State.
The Fairy Realm in Hogsback embodies the otherworldly atmosphere of the village.
An insider’s guide to buying souvenirs when visiting South Africa.
There are many dams around South Africa where you can catch a bass worth photographing ... even if you are a beginner or a substandard fisherman like me.
Bedford in the summertime is a garden-lover’s delight. Streets have become tree-tunnels, backyards have transformed themselves into lush gardens, and the river that flows by is gurgling happily.
As a mid-Karoo stop-over, Hillston Farm near Middelburg in the Eastern Cape is a great place to take the family.
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