Tweet The Cradle of Humankind, a UNESCO world heritage site located approximately 50kms from the metropolis of Johannesburg, has been the site of many archaeological and anthropological finds since the early 20th century. The most famous of these discoveries was the unearthing of “Mrs. Ples” (Australopithecus africanus), dating back 2.3 million years, at the Sterkfontein […]
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Tweet Hidden in a lush protected valley on the False Bay Coast in Cape Town, between Simonstown and Fish Hoek, lies the quaint suburb of Glencairn. With a nature reserve and vlei sanctuary running in the middle of the greenbelt towards the sea, this area has been beautifully preserved, allowing the construction of houses on […]
Located as it is on the shores of a tranquil lagoon, Langebaan offers a wide variety of water sports and activities as well as paddling in the shallows or simply enjoying the white sandy beaches. The lagoon forms part of the West Coast National Park, a wildlife sanctuary and home to …
Tweet Mossel Bay was the stopping place of Bartholomew Diaz on his historic voyage from Portugal, around the Cape of Good Hope, en route to the east, and still bears many indelible reminders of that epic voyage, including the museum, which houses a replica of his vessel, and the name of one of the most […]
Possibly one of the most famous attractions in South Africa, the Kruger National Park is a wildlife sanctuary like no other. This is the land of baobabs, fever trees and marula trees underneath which lurk the Big Five, the Little Five, the birding Big Six and …