Travel – South Africa

Saturday Snapshots #254

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After the storm: a rainbow over Cape St Francis, South Africa – April 2013

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Grootbos Part 2 – the food

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In Part 1 of this series I told you all about the fantastic accommodation, facilities and activities at Grootbos private nature reserve.  In Part 2, we get on to the important stuff – the food!  As I mentioned previously, nightly rates at Grootbos include breakfast, lunch and dinner every day – although I have to […]

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Saturday Snapshots #250

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   Coca-Cola crate man, Cape Town, South Africa – March 2013

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Saturday Snapshots #247

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Beacon Island Hotel, Plettenberg Bay – South Africa, February 2008

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Grootbos Part 1 – the resort

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Alan Paton said: “There is a lovely road that runs from Ixopo into the hills. These hills are grass-covered and rolling, and they are lovely beyond any singing of it. The road climbs seven miles into them, to Carisbrooke; and from there, if there is no mist; you look down on one of the fairest […]

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Saturday Snapshots #243

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Klein Hangklip – near Cape Town, March 2013

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Southern Sun The Cullinan Hotel, Cape Town

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There was a time when the bottom end of Buitengracht Street in Cape Town could possibly have been described as not the most salubrious of places. I know, because I occasionally used to head down there to go to  a nightclub called The Playground back in the day and was always careful to be very […]

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