Posts – Attractions

Remembering Madiba

  • 14 December 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

A collection of photos from around the world showing how people have paid tribute to Nelson Mandela in the week after his death.

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Mandela sites in Gauteng

  • 11 December 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds and Andrea Weiss

There are numerous sites and venues in Gauteng that commemorate our former president, Nelson Mandela, and others that tell parts of his story.

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Madiba: Tributes on the Square

Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton is a meeting place for mourners wanting to pay their respects to Nelson Mandela.

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Sites of struggle: Mandela and the Mother City

  • 09 December 2013 by Stuart Buchanan

While Nelson Mandela’s legacy will continue to be felt worldwide, it will be especially so here in South Africa, where he was a leader of the anti-apartheid Struggle and oversaw the transition to democracy, becoming the country’s first democratic president in 1994.

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Festive events in December 2013

  • 09 December 2013 by Riefkah Adams

December in South Africa is synonymous with summer holidays, which makes it one of the best times to have some outdoor (and indoor) festive fun.

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Luminous lightning shots in South Africa

  • 05 December 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

When the rain comes down it may not be ideal beach weather, but one of the compensations is dramatic lightning displays.

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Charismatic Clarens

  • 28 November 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Visit Clarens in the Free State for a wonderful time away, stunning vistas, a touch of history and much, much more.

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Addo's blooming

A flower-filled horse ride through the Addo Elephant National Park revealed just how beautifully diverse this part of the Eastern Cape is.

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Unusual adventures in small-town South Africa

Jacques Marais’ latest book reveals lots of weird and wonderful adventures in South Africa’s small dorps (towns).

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See Port Elizabeth through new eyes

Sometimes, who you travel with helps to shape what you see. I had an experience like this on a recent trip to Port Elizabeth with a group of bloggers. Hosted by Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism, we completed a programme of activities to get to know the city better.

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