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TTo be in South Africa is to be part of a story that goes back to the start of all humanity. Today, South Africa has evolved into an amazing mix of modern cultures, inspiring history and incredible heroes. It really is a melting pot with roots that run deeper than you think.

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From the roots of all humanity to a human story that inspired the world

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From the roots of all humanity to a human story that inspired the world

While South Africa embodies our most ancient roots, we have evolved into an amazing mix of modern cultures.

Take a backseat and enjoy the Durban rickshaw

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Take a backseat and enjoy the Durban rickshaw

For a few Durban locals, riding a rickshaw along the Golden Mile (promenade) brings back fond childhood memories.

South Africans food markets- Jozi

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South Africans food markets- Jozi

Yes you may be in South Africa for the wildlife, sun, sea or all of the above, but the country is gaining a delicious reputation for its food.

It’s all about Malay for a day in Cape Town!

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It’s all about Malay for a day in Cape Town!

Cape Malay Heritage Tours are a great way for culturally-minded travellers to experience one of the Western Cape’s oldest and most distinctive societies.

Spice up your holiday with a Cape Malay cooking safari

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Spice up your holiday with a Cape Malay cooking safari

Ever tasted Cape Malay food?

The wonders of Barberton

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The wonders of Barberton

Barberton is a geological mecca, luring international geologists and biologists to probe the earth’s beginnings.

Bakone Malapa open-air museum - at home with the Basotho

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Bakone Malapa open-air museum - at home with the Basotho

The Bakone, a sub-group of the Northern Sotho people, will happily introduce you to their contemporary customs and traditional way of life.

History and culture in Polokwane

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History and culture in Polokwane

In Polokwane, history and culture offer insight into this modern city.

Mountain biking and the Owl Route

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Mountain biking and the Owl Route

The Owl Route is a 50km U-shaped dirt road in the Eastern Cape province, best explored by bicycle.

Take a stroll down Route 67 and explore Port Elizabeth’s rich heritage.

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Take a stroll down Route 67 and explore Port Elizabeth’s rich heritage.

Port Elizabeth's urban-based Route 67 is one of the most exciting and creative of South Africa's inner-city developments.

Enjoy the classic and the contemporary at Oliewenhuis Art Museum

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Enjoy the classic and the contemporary at Oliewenhuis Art Museum

The Oliewenhuis Art Museum may be called a “museum”, but it's really an art experience – gallery, restaurants, gardens and all!

Photo & Film Expo

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Photo & Film Expo

The Photo & Film Expo is the largest photography event in Africa, with over 400 brands under one roof.

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Champagne Sports Resort in the Central Drakensberg is the perfect venue for both business and leisure tourists. The resort is home to an 18-hole championship golf course, roaming herds of blesbok and impala and 5 dams stocked with trout and bass. It offers a variety of sports and cultural activities. This resort set in the tranquil surrounds of the Central Drakensberg, with magnificent views of Champagne Castle and Cathkin Peak, combines high-tech conferencing, luxury accommodation and first-rate leisure activities. BEST TIME TO VISIT The Drakensberg is a year-round destination - although it can be cool in winter, especially when there is snow on the mountains. Great snap from @suthcrank. #MeetSouthAfrica #SouthAfrica #thisissouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #Travelgram #wanderlust #travelsouthafrica #Drakensberg #adventure

The Victoria Street Market in Durban is unique in South Africa. Barrels of Indian spices and incense infuse the air of this flea market and a visit is essential for those who want to experience Durban's relaxed Afro-Oriental atmosphere and pick up some great bargains. The market is a melting pot of vibrancy and you’ll definitely walk out with a souvenir or two. Great image from @mayajama by @saunderscb. #MeetSouthAfrica Follow @mayajama, @saunderscb & @aliceliveing on their epic South African road trip through the hashtag #BakkieStories and explore South Africa with them. #Travelgram #thisissouthafrica #travelsouthafrica #exploresouthafrica #SouthAfrica #wonderlust #Durban

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