Category Archives: Africa

Heady champagne days in Langebaan


Paradise – sparkling water, white powdery sand, sun and surf!  I am in love with Langebaan! Advertisements

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48 hours in Sun International- Sun City, Bakubung and Pilansberg


What an incredible 48 hours we had! After making a flash decision to take up some of my booked Bakubung timeshare week after all, we left on Friday morning. Friday night was a delight with some wine and the most … Continue reading

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Life on a farm includes kamikaze pilots!!


I woke up this morning, disoriented, not sure if I am dreaming I am ducking bombs at Pearl Harbor, or whether there was some crazed pilot hell-bent on committing suicide by flying into my house!  As Kobus had just left … Continue reading

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Langebaan – my heart’s soft spot


Langebaan is a seaside town, just north of Cape Town, nestled between a hill and a lagoon with water that changes colour from day-to-day.  When the mist rolls in through the mouth of the lagoon, creeping over the hills that … Continue reading

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Sunsets and Sunrises


Like most people I know, I love sunrises and sunsets.  There are even two favourite movies – Before Sunset and Before Sunrise, and if you have not watched them, do yourself the favour.  But that’s besides the point.  Sunrise to … Continue reading

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The fairest Cape has a “Spice Route”


Just like Zanzibar, the exotic island off the coast of East Africa, close to Tanzania to be precise, Cape Town was once the stop-off for fresh produce for ships en route to the East, where Europeans sailed to get spices … Continue reading

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Dreamy destinations – Drakensberg Sun, Cathedral Peak, Giant’s Castle


We had the immense pleasure of spending a week with my two kids in the Drakensberg Region, or affectionately called “The Berg” in South Africa, this past week.  I had a timeshare week, postponed time and time again due to … Continue reading

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