Posts – Attractions

The sounds of silence

The silence around me isn’t a strict silence. It’s an inclusive and forgiving silence, the kind that can accommodate the soft sighing of 1 000 lanterns, the gentle swishing of a calligraphy pen or the muted patter of bare feet. It’s the kind of silence that moves with the cooing of the doves in the rafters, makes way for whispered prayers and embraces the sounds you make as you try to imitate it. It’s a silence scented with incense, suffused with golden light and radiating calm warmth.

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Lovely landscapes in South Africa

  • July 04, 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds and Andrea Weiss

South Africa is filled with rolling mountains, beautiful rivers and oceans, and stunning vistas which all contribute to a variety of lovely landscapes.

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'Hops and Hippos' safaris

American company Africa Adventure Consultants is selling a fantastic South African ‘Hops and Hippos’ safari.

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Behind the scenes at uShaka Sea World

  • June 21, 2013 by Christine Marot

A behind-the-scenes visit to uShaka Sea World offers a rare insight into what it takes to run an enormous aquarium such as this. From fish with fussy appetites to corals requiring a specific amount of sunlight, attention to detail and a certain level of dedication are paramount in keeping every animal healthy.

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Majestic mountains of South Africa

  • June 20, 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds and Andrea Weiss

The Love South Africa group on Flickr is constantly updated with fantastic images taken all over the country. Why not share your pictures too?

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Guest post: Riding ostriches in Oudtshoorn

Ostriches can run up to 70km/h and their kicks can kill you. Why on earth would anybody want to ride such an enormous bird?

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The people of South Africa

  • June 11, 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds and Andrea Weiss

The Love South Africa Flickr group is constantly updated with fantastic images taken all over the country. Why not join us?

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Winter the Dullstroom way

The Highveld town of Dullstroom is not exempt from the blue skies and mild weather that blesses much of Mpumalanga province in the winter months. But from time to time, a cold front rolls in.

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Rivonia’s Liliesleaf Farm 50 years on

  • June 10, 2013 by Andrea Weiss

Liliesleaf Farm in Johannesburg, where the ANC’s top leadership was arrested in 1963, leading to the Rivonia Trial, is a must-visit for anyone interested in South Africa’s turbulent political past.

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Captivating Cape Town

  • June 06, 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds and Andrea Weiss

The Love South Africa group on Flickr is constantly updated with fantastic images taken all over the country by our Flickr group members. Why not share some of your pictures with us by joining the grouphere.

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