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Mountain Escapes: Some food for the soul

Is waking up to the sounds of bird song and rustling trees your perfect idea of a relaxing getaway? Then these 8 mountain retreats in South Africa are just perfect for you! Toplodge - Bergville I couldn't have put this list together without mentioning our favourite mountain escape - Toplodge. Toplodge is situated high up… Continue reading Mountain Escapes: Some food for the soul

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God’s Window: The Name Says It All

Set in the province of Mpumalanga along the Drakensberg escarpment is the aptly named God's Window. Just one peek from any of the lookout points situated at the site is reason enough for why it is named what it is. God's Window gets its name from the breathtaking views that span over the Lowveld and down… Continue reading God’s Window: The Name Says It All

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Travel To: The Indescribable Desolation Valley

When one thinks of Graaff-Reinet the following words will come to mind – “cute”, “quaint” and simply “small”. But after my recent visit the only word I will ever associate this small town with is “awe-inspiring”. This is not due to their Karoo Lamb dishes being out of this world delicious, which they are, but… Continue reading Travel To: The Indescribable Desolation Valley

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Northern Drakensberg: Nothing Quite Like It

Nothing much comes close to the feeling you get from waking up to nothing but the sound of bird song and chirping crickets - euphoric. This is exactly what you can expect when you go off the beaten track (quite literally in our case) and stay in the mountainous region of the Northern Drakensberg. We always… Continue reading Northern Drakensberg: Nothing Quite Like It