Posts – Routes & Trails

See South Africa at a leisurely pace – on a Vespa

  • 17 September 2015 by Willem Steenkamp

You get scooter riders, and then you get Vespa riders – the people who’ll take their beloved machines anywhere. And in South Africa, that’s a lot of places.

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#MeetSouthAfrica’s Talana Museum in the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Battlefields

Find out more about the South African War with a visit to the Talana Museum in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Things to do in moer & gone places

“Moer and gone” is a South African colloquial expression meaning “very far away”. But the tempting destinations in the lavishly illustrated user-friendly book, Things to do in moer & gone places, are not always very far away in geographical terms – they’re just places, often off the beaten track, that will entice you to visit some of South Africa’s less well-known areas.

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Live the biker dream on a 10-day Enfield motorcycle tour

  • 14 September 2015 by Rebecca Nattar

Embark on an open-road interlude with an epic motorcycle adventure that traverses South Africa’s natural landscape in a truly unique way.

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Aloe Valley Meander – fun for the whole family

The Aloe Valley Meander offers a day of family attractions in close proximity to Johannesburg and Pretoria ...

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Take a gorge walk at the Howick Falls

Howick’s popular gorge walk in KwaZulu-Natal has undergone a much-needed facelift and is set to reopen in time for the December 2015 holidays.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: mountains, hills and a whale

  • 03 September 2015 by Edwina van der Burg

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top images shared on our account in the past week ...

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Hiking Limpopo's Blouberg mountains

  • 23 August 2015 by Christine Marot

Spring is around the corner and the outdoors beckon, with new places to explore and unique experiences to be had. One of these is a relatively new hiking trail in the Blouberg mountains in Limpopo province.

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City Sightseeing launches Cape Town harbour cruises

  • 21 August 2015 by Zimkhitha Sulelo

Red open-top buses offer a great way to see the Mother City – and now they have a maritime equivalent.

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Off the beaten track: making a difference on Open Africa's routes

  • 20 August 2015 by Lee-Ann Collingridge

Want to go off the beaten track while also making a difference? Then Open Africa’s routes are for you.

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