Posts – Culture & History

Penguins, the Kalahari and the Apartheid Museum with #MeetSouthAfrica

The fifth day of #MeetSouthAfrica couldn’t have offered up any more diverse experiences for our bloggers. From the red sands of the Kalahari to the delicious treat of sushi in Port Elizabeth, we covered it all.

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​Travel memoirs of a proud South African

  • 07 May 2014 by Colin Ford

I am a proud South African. I adore the country I live in, and try to explore as much of it as I can. I love the endless beaches along the east coast, the drama of the mountain ranges along the escarpment, the massive skies of the eastern Free State, the tranquility of the bushveld and the uplifting energy of my home city, Johannesburg.

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Twenty years of democracy: SA goes to the polls

  • 07 May 2014 by Keith Nicholls

It has been 20 years since South Africa’s first democratic elections on 27 April 1994, which saw South Africans of all races voting together for the first time in free and fair elections, signalling an end to decades of apartheid.

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Across the country with #MeetSouthAfrica

Our #MeetSouthAfrica bloggers started their fourth day by splitting into their separate groups and heading in different directions to explore our beautiful country.

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Hot-air ballooning with #MeetSouthAfrica

Starting the day with a hot-air balloon trip and ending it with sundowners in Gauteng was the perfect Sunday for our #MeetSouthAfrica bloggers.

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​Exploring Soweto with #MeetSouthAfrica

An Instawalk, lunch in Soweto and a trip to the Magaliesburg is what lay in store for our bloggers on their second day with #MeetSouthAfrica.

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​#MeetSouthAfrica begins

After months of preparation and a stringent selection process for our #MeetSouthAfrica bloggers, the day finally arrived for them to reach South African soil and start their journey around our beautiful country.

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​Adventure with #MeetSouthAfrica

Our third group of bloggers who will #MeetSouthAfrica have a trip full of adventure activities planned throughout South Africa.

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Luxury with #MeetSouthAfrica

Our second group of bloggers that will #MeetSouthAfrica have a trip full of luxury activities planned throughout South Africa.

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Heritage and culture with #MeetSouthAfrica

Our first group of bloggers will get a glimpse into the heritage and culture of South Africa and all that is on offer to travellers who want to #MeetSouthAfrica.

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