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WWe're heading to Plettenberg Bay in Episode 8 of Bakkie Stories, located in South Africa's Western Cape, to uncover the hidden world of Storm River. What better way to explore the exquisite scenes of the Tsitsikamma than to paddle in an inflated rubber tube down the river rapids!

Part of South Africa's Garden Route, Storm River is strikingly beautiful and untouched - its tree-lined gorges, bottomless pools, deep caves and ancient forests are just waiting to be explored!

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Good morning Cape Town! In episode 12 we experience the iconic 260 million year old Table Mountain in more ways than one.

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It's the last stop on our road-trip and we have arrived at the Cape Town, or as it's commonly known, the Mother City. We're off to V&A's Food Market - a mecca for foodies and home to traders passionate about the fresh, local, organic, artisan and homemade produce they sell

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Our road-trip through South Africa continues and we’re in the wilderness. No, literally, we’re in ‘Wilderness’, a small town in South Africa’s Western Cape Province, part of the popular Garden Route and the perfect base for us to explore the magical underground world of Cango Caves near Oudtshoorn.

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We're sending a trio of UK celebrities on an epic South African road trip. Join us as we take TV presenter Maya Jama, Instagram sensation Alice Liveing and travel blogger Saunders Carmichael-Brown , aka Saunders Says on an unbelievable 10 day road trip from Johannesburg to Cape Town.

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