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Darling Wildflowers
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Blyde River Canyon South Africa

In Mpumalanga in South is a treasure that is well hidden. A 260-sq-km reserve centres on the 30km-long Blyde River Canyon. The magnificent river runs right past gigantic rock formations. These formations are all surrounded by the most amazing and lush forestry you have ever seen. The beautiful contrast of sky, rock and earth makes it one of the best places in South Africa to photograph.

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Rumi Lodge – Dullstroom

As winter in our part of South Africa comes to an end the excitement is quite high. Dreams of beautiful beaches and sunny poolside days are starting to become more of a reality. Some of us however are not so happy about the days getting hotter. Let us reminisce one final time about the pleasures of winter. Rumi Lodge in Dullstroom is one of the best self-catering places I`ve visited in Dullstroom and here is why…

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Safe Places for Woman to Travel To

South Africa has recently celebrated Woman’s Day and in this country it means quite a bit. It is no secret that South Africa and the African continent in general is not the safest place in the world. This is very true especially for woman who endure violence and suffering each day. This day does not only celebrate African Woman but also the struggle they go through. As safety is such a big thing, this blog is dedicated to safe places for woman to travel alone to.

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Glamping Amongst Wildflowers

Cape Town and in actual fact the entire South Africa have currently got so much to be thankful for. The Cape has been blessed with its desperately needed rain and there is light at the end of this scary tunnel called drought. In the spirit of rain and because it’s the end of July and we can start looking forward to spring, let’s go on a flower filled adventure.

Each year when spring hits, the Cape delivers proof of the winter rains in the form of flowers, hundreds of beautiful; colourful flowers. There are many ways to experience this gorgeous phenomenon and people come from all over the country, continent and globe to see this botanical masterpiece.

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Three different types of Safaris

As most travellers are well aware, one of the top attractions to Africa is the Safari experience. People come from every continent and corner of the world to come experience the amazing wildlife the vast continent of Africa hold. There is more than one way to enquire this once in a lifetime experience. Let`s look at some more unique ways to experience and African Safari.

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Rio dos Elephantes, Limpopo, South Africa

Escape to the heart of the bushveld to a place so tranquil, so peaceful, you will never want to leave. With the Kruger National Park Orpen Gate being just nearby and it being located in the greater Kruger, it is an ideal place for a tourist to explore Africa’s wild side at its most untouched.

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4 South African souvenirs that are way better than a keychain

South Africans are some of the most creative people you will meet. As we are known as the rainbow nation, no colour is neglected. Support local and buy handmade, proudly South Africans souvenirs.

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The Best Places in SA to Photograph

South Africa is jam packed with some of the most amazing and breath-taking sceneries in the world. This vast country has so much untouched beauty it is hardly possible to select our favourite parts. Some however are more photogenic than others. This one is for the photography travellers out there whose cameras have become an extra limb and lens and extra eye.

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Where to go for Easter weekend?

Easter weekend is upon us and it is such a fun holiday. The kids get to enjoy it as well as the grownups. How about making this Easter weekend a special one by going away with the family and seeing a different stunning part of the country?

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