The infamous dompas of Apartheid
What was apartheid? Many visitors to South Africa ask ‘What exactly was apartheid?’. You might be puzzled at such a question
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Cape Town weather – unpredictable as always!
I always tell people that Cape Town weather is fabulous during early autumn because there’s a lingering summer heat without
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Off the beaten tourist route on a private tour
Off the beaten tourist route on a private tour – the only way to deal with plans going awry. Last
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Cape Town fires 2015
Cape Town fires 2015 – the worst since 2000, we won’t forget them in a hurry. The Western Cape mountains
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No Ebola in South Africa!
Since the outbreak of Ebola in December 2013 the world has panicked. The three countries affected – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra
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Bleskop Memorial
Driving in and out of Franschhoek on the R45 as often as I do, I’ve passed a cryptic sign and small memorial
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Companys Garden – Part 4, Things to do
The last in our series on the gorgeous Company’s Garden in the centre of         Cape Town
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Companys Garden – Part 3, The Memorials
The Company’s Garden is adorned with various memorials, statues and decorative items. Most of them date from last century which makes
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Companys Garden – Part 2, The Buildings
In Part 2 of our series on the Company’s Garden we take a pictorial look at the various buildings situated
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Cape Peninsula – an awesome place
I don’t know if I could live anywhere that doesn’t have mountains or ocean.  I live on the Cape Peninsula so I
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