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 questionRead more.
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 withoutRead more.
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. LastRead more.
Cape Town fires 2015
Cape Town fires 2015 – the worst since 2000, we won’t forget them in a hurry. The Western Cape mountainsRead more.
No Ebola in South Africa!
Since the outbreak of Ebola in December 2013 the world has panicked. The three countries affected – Guinea, Liberia and SierraRead more.
Driving in and out of Franschhoek on the R45 as often as I do, I’ve passed a cryptic sign and small memorialRead more.
Companys Garden – Part 4, Things to do
The last in our series on the gorgeous Company’s Garden in the centre of Cape TownRead more.
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 makesRead more.
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 situatedRead more.