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Do animals go to heaven?
We are animal mad, and I have a dream of retiring near the sea, with a river flowing close by, next to a hill, with some majestic mountains in the distance, with at least 20 dogs, 20 cats, a milking … Continue reading
Posted in Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Ferries, Love and Life, Nature, South Africa, Zanzibar Tagged Capetown, Dar, Dar es Salaam, Kigamboni, Salaam, Tanzania, Vaal River, Zanzibar 5 Comments
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
Posted in Africa, Cape Town, Love and Life, Nature, South Africa, Zanzibar Tagged Africa, Capetown, Chenin Blanc, Dutch East India Company, Grappa, Jan van Riebeeck, South Africa, Table Mountain, Zanzibar 1 Comment
The Vaal River
Living in the Western Cape most of my life, The Vaal River, or for that matter The Orange River or The Great Zambezi River, were mere lines on a World Atlas, except for the once or twice that I have … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Love and Life, Nature, South Africa Tagged Capetown, Johannesburg, Orange River, Vaal River, Victoria Falls, Western Cape, Zambezi, Zimbabwe 1 Comment
Cape Town – again!!
Those who know me will realise that this post about Cape Town – AGAIN, means that I miss the Mother City like mad. There is an Afrikaans saying : “wat die hart van vol is sal die mond van oorloop”. Loosely translated: that that of which … Continue reading
Posted in Cape Town, Love and Life, Nature, South Africa Tagged Camps Bay, Capetown, James Beach, Kalk Bay, Ritz Plaza Hotel, Sea Point, South Africa, Spain, Table Mountain, Western Cape 8 Comments
Century City and Canal Walk
Canal Walk, Cape Town, is one of the world’s largest shopping centers, and a paradise for locals as well as a must-see for tourists. The shops range from popular line shops like Stuttafords, Edgars, Foschini, Truworths, Cape Union Mart etc … Continue reading
Posted in Africa, Love and Life, Nature, South Africa Tagged Canal Walk, Cape Town, Capetown, Century City, Nedbank, Provinces, Retail, Shopping mall, South Africa, United States, Western Cape 2 Comments
UCT – University of Cape Town
My son is studying Computer Science at the University of Cape Town. As I have never been onto campus other than to fetch him at the information center after an early evening test on occasion, he invited me on an … Continue reading
Originally posted on A Traveler's Photo Journal:
Wake-up call was at 5 am. Even though we are on vacation, that does not mean we can sleep in. There is no late sleeping if you want to see wildlife, active…
Posted in Africa, South Africa, Uncategorized Tagged Africa, Boulder Beach, Capetown, Game reserve, Provinces, South Africa, Travel and Tourism, Western Cape Leave a comment
Cape Town, my beloved Mother City – the most beautiful in the world!
From where I am sitting now, I can see the headlights of cars coming down in the dark from Signal Hill, and I visualize what the occupants of the vehicles have just experienced: viewing Cape Town and the most famous … Continue reading
Monte Casino to Pilansberg!
After a seriously acrimonious split between the farmer and both Kobus and I, we packed up once again and left the farm. Thankfully we managed to rent the property in which we lived for the short while before moving to … Continue reading
Posted in Love and Life, Nature, South Africa Tagged Capetown, Christmas, Eisbein, Johannesburg, Kobus, Mozambique, New Year, South Africa, Twiggy 1 Comment
Suletta’s Shorts as told by Kobus
I have a husband with the talent of telling a story that makes you visualise it as if you are right there in the moment. He has made me laugh with his tales of fun events, mischievous behaviour with mates, … Continue reading
Posted in Love and Life, South Africa Tagged Africa, Capetown, Government, Great Karoo, Johannesburg, Kigamboni, Police, South Africa, Tanzania Leave a comment