Escape to the Mountain
Taking a break from city suburban life is affordable, finding a well positioned spot where you are able to enjoy the great outdoors.
Why I prefer to go to private little places like Brackenburn Trout Resort is for the peace and quiet. Home to home clean accommodation with ever
Cloaked Mountain, Sunrise over Water
Waking up Sunday morning to brisk cold air pouring in through the window, it definitely did not feel like Spring. Weather turned from 30 deg C Saturday morning, down to a chilly 3 deg C Saturday evening on our visit to Kamberg Valley last month.
Luxury indoors, well Let's just say "super comfy", we are not here to show indoor space today but the outdoor charm spent wondering around the garden and close riverCleopatra Mountain Farmhouse
An apt name Cleopatra meaning "glory to the father", a name befitting queens of Egypt
Walk Along The Mooi River
Kamberg Nature Reserve derives its name from a nearby mountain shaped like a rooster’s comb. (In Afrikaans “die haan se kam”)(Afrikaans berg "mountain").
Photo taken from Kamberg Rock Art Centre where a small theater offers you an opportunity to learn more about San Art
Victoria Falls Southern Africa's Heart
Great Zambezi pumps life giving water into veins of Africa, do we appreciate the natural wonders of the world?
Modern Zambezi excursions offer adrenaline junkies white-water rafting, bungee jumping, abseiling, perhaps you prefer a flip in a helicopter, for me a
Isimangaliso ~ Miracle and Wonder
iSimangaliso Wetland Park is in the northern region of KwaZulu-Natal, under three hour drive from King Shaka International Airport where several car hire companies are available (we drive left hand side of road) you don't need a 4 x 4 vehicle a sedan car will do fin
Igwala Gwala Trail is a tiny strip of pristine coastal forest about 1,5 kilometer of loops.
St Lucia located in northern KwaZulu-Natal is a small village surrounded by water where nature abounds in the sea, estuary and on land, a week is the minimum suggested visiting time to see what is on offer in
Sand Between The Toes ~ Wednesday Walk Underfoot!
With 2 500 kilometers of coastline, South Africa offers amazing beaches, not forgetting to mention good waves for surfers, excellent diving sites, fishing, yes life's a beach let's go sea!
Anyone living near Durban will know or heard of Baggies Bea
Southern Hemisphere Spring Is In The Air
As the ground starts warming up slowly the Snake Lily ~ Scadoxus puniceus, a bulbous plant starts to show colour, it has some descriptive names of the Paintbrush lily, Snake lily (English), Rooikwas (Afrikaans), umgola (Zulu).
Scarlet spear shaped heads sta
Warner Beach ~ Host @tattoodjay #wednesdaywalk
Grubby subway after refreshing clean up, a splash of paint makes the world of difference. Taking a walk from town to the beach you either need to travel over the railway lines or under, this is the only pedestrian subway I know of in the area.
Not the biggest trees in town Non Indigenous, rejoycing in a splash of colour today ~ #treetuesday hosted by @old-guy-photos
Many will recognize the Codiaeum variegatum or Croton as an indoor plant, for those living in Southeast Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, New Guinea, northeast Austral
Brackenburg Trout Retreat, Cleopatra Farmhouse and Highmoor
Missing in action during the last week, mentioned why in the footnotes at the end of this post. Hope you enjoy going off the beaten track, let me show you why I am excited knowing we will be returning there in October, hopefully better wea