Posts – Culture & History

A city in pictures – Port Elizabeth

  • 13 May 2016 by Warren Raaff

Welcome to the Friendly City of Port Elizabeth. Founded as a small town in 1820 by British settlers, this is the second oldest city in South Africa. Now known as Nelson Mandela bay, this city revolves around the ocean and is overflowing with interesting history, beautiful scenery and serene beaches.

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South Africa IS ancient history

  • 12 May 2016 by Warren Raaff

When you think of South Africa it’s all about the here and now, but why don’t you turn back the clock millions of years and see South Africa for what it was, the birthplace of mankind and treasure trove of fossilised history.

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Monumental Tulbagh

  • 12 April 2016 by Suzanne Rose

The historic town provides an excellent base from which to explore the Cape Winelands and surrounding areas. Here is some info on what we found…

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Cheeky Chakalaka

  • 04 April 2016 by Suzanne Rose

Chakalaka, as nice to eat as it is to say!

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Moreish Malva

  • 23 March 2016 by Suzanne Rose

A classic South African favourite, Malva Pudding.

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Walk through history

  • 21 March 2016 by Warren Raaff

Our beautiful country is plagued with a difficult past, but it is this difficult past that unearthed the true spirit of South Africa and allowed us to stand as one. Although we were divided once, through adversity and through triumph, we now stand united - stronger than ever.

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Bobotie you beauty!

  • 17 March 2016

Impress your family and friends by cooking one of South Africa’s favourite dishes!

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Know your Ndebele culture

  • 17 March 2016 by Warren Raaff

One of the most iconic African cultures, the Ndebele people, are rooted in history and defined by creativity.

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More than meets the eye

  • 07 March 2016 by Suzanne Rose

Table Mountain National Park is not only a great place for hikes and photography, it’s sacred too. There are places on the National Park where rock formations are coincidentally carved and packed, allowing for natural phenomena to occur.

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The City of Jacarandas

  • 04 March 2016

On a recent excursion to discover the sights and sounds of Pretoria a few stops were made along the way, here is what we found on the monument and historical route.

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