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Dive into the Jungle, run with the hippos, swim with the crocodiles. Birds will fly through your hair, trying to pick the litchis from the   Read More ...

“This most excellent canopy, the air, look you, this brave o—erhanging firmament, this majestical roof fretted with golden fire” — Hamlet, Hamlet Act 2 Scene   Read More ...

Things get crazy by the beach sometimes. We headed out for a late afternoon surf in the seldomly warm and prestine turquoise coloured sea, only   Read More ...

  It took 5 days and over two thousand people to fight the raging fire across Cape Town’s southern Peninsula. It broke out above Muizenberg   Read More ...

Have you ever driven through the Elgin Valley, only to stop at one of the farm stalls next to the road? Honestly…..BIG MISTAKE! Last weekend   Read More ...

The little Valley of Franschhoek is only a 45 minute drive away from the buzzing city of Cape Town and just the perfect place for   Read More ...

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Before I started to write this post I wrote the review of the Hilleberg Saivo tent to calm down and remember that there are companies out there who know their trade, build things that are extremely well thought out and work like they should. (don’t skip the update at the bottom) Some months ago we bought a LA Sports Pro Tent Series II for the roof of our bakkie (this   Read More ...

Being away for two weeks can improve your life. The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is a perfect escape for those who want to feel close to nature again and get away from any cellphone reception and the rush of the city. The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is the first formally declared transfrontier park in Africa, its 9 591 km² have linked the South African Kalahari Gemsbok Park and the Botswana Gemsbok National Park since   Read More ...

It sounds a bit strange, but what is the best thing to make your camp-neighbors go green with envy when they look at your food? Cheese fondue! It is so easy and so delicious! All you need is a pot, a gas cooker, some bread and the cheese fondue. Some boiled baby potatoes, carrots and portobello mushrooms to dip into the gooey delicacy will top the dinner off. You can   Read More ...

This green forest oasis is situated on the slopes of Constantia valley offers nature lovers and sports enthusiasts a place to wind down from the rush of the city. You can go for hikes up to the Elephants Eye cave or simply go for a long walk on one of the many paths zig zagging through the forest. If you are more into biking than try one of the many   Read More ...

The Cape Town Carnival started this year under the motto “Cape-to-Cairo”. With its nine beautiful and colorful decorated floats and over 2000 performer the parade wanted to bring together the huge variety of whole Africa with music, dance and arts. Cape Town Carnival 2012 from henning gawrisch on Vimeo.