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AA safari in the untouched wild, a breathtaking view, a sun-soaked beach, the pulse of a bustling city, a fascinating window into a vibrant culture, an unforgettable adventure through an outdoor playground – in South Africa you can have it all!
Outdoor or indoor, Cape Town has so much to offer any family looking for a holiday outing Sho’t Left style!
If calamity were to strike humanity, and archaeologists of a distant future were to enquire about how we lived, they would draw upon our architecture to paint a picture of who we were.
The wanderlust bug has hit you hard and a local trip will certainly calm the travel itch so why not pack up the car, grab some good tunes, take a Sho’t Left and go explore the majestic panorama route.
So, you’ll be visiting Mpumalanga and have just two days in which to see the best that this province has to offer.
Go on, spoil yourself with a mini-break and toast to relaxation.
Must-visit places in the Cape Winelands.
A haven for adventurous travellers. From the simple pleasure of walking one of many trails, to exploring the rugged mountain peaks the Zulus call uKhahlamba—“the barrier of spears”—the Drakensberg experience offers you adventure, nature, culture and angelic hymns.
Paternoster is a peaceful town lined with fishermen’s cottages, where great seafood and the local lifestyle become all-consuming pastimes.
It’s hard to keep up with Cape Town’s energetic culinary scene. From its restaurant-lined streets to glorious lunches in the winelands a mere 20-minute drive from the city, there’s a reason some refer to the Mother City as SA’s foodie capital.
Whether you start in the north or south, prefer the morning salty breeze to the evening’s gentle sunset, walk, run, amble, stand or sit, Durban’s beachfront promenade has a golden mile of options.
The AmaXhosa are part of three nations known as Nguni that are found in South Africa. The other two are AmaSwazi and AmaZulu. The AmaXhosa settled in the Eastern Cape and over time spread to the Western Cape.
In the north-eastern corner of the Pilanesberg, where the Big Five roam the plains and platinum sits in abundance under the soil, you’ll find the ancestral home of the Bakgatla-ba-Kgafela people.
King Shaka kaSenzangakhona has been portrayed as a blood-thirsty dictator who ruled through coercion and instilled fear in his people. Contrary to these misrepresentations, early colonial accounts portray him as a keen international trader who went out of his way to protect the traders between 1824 and 1828.
Venda culture and traditions are rooted in the responsibilities of the royal leaders, who are referred to as mahosi or vhamusanda in the Luvenda language, which means chiefs or traditional leaders who are royal leaders.