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6 Best Small Towns in Gauteng

6 Best Small Towns in Gauteng
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The best small towns in Gauteng are but a handful. The place of gold (Gauteng translated from the Sotho) is a small province and as such is completely overshadowed by its vibrant centre – Johannesburg – the country's major metropolis that sprawls over thous...
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Northern Cape Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
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These Northern Cape tented camps give travellers a first-hand experience of the vast space and silence that best characterises South Africa's biggest, and least-populated, province. The Northern Cape is home to some of the country's most beautiful attractio...
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Garden Route Small Towns – We explore the Best
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These Garden Route small towns are some of the most popular towns in South Africa. It isn't difficult to imagine why they're often busy. The self-drive Garden Route is high on most visitors must-see lists when they arrive in South Africa. The route stret...
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Free State Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
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Free State Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend - the first one will blow you away! ~ One doesn't anticipate Free State tented camps in a province known as the heartland of the Afrikaner, and famous for its grain farms and rich pasture land. But it m...
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Garden Route Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping weekend
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Garden Route tented camps bring to mind generous mosquito nets, heavy canvas flaps opening out onto the savannah, and colonial-style Big 5 viewing with sundowners in the bush. Not to be confused with camping holidays where caravans, ground cloths, and tent ...
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12 Secrets of the Golden Gate Highlands National Park That Will Have You Visiting, Tomorrow
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The Free State's Golden Gate Highlands National Park is tucked away just east of South Africa's centre, between the popular town of Clarens, Phuthaditjhaba, and the mountainous boundary of Lesotho. Famous for its sandstone formations that change as the sun ...
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North West tented camps are perfect escape plans for stress-strapped city dwellers of Pretoria and Johannesburg. The North West province, like Gauteng, is completely landlocked. It is defined by the Magaliesberg Mountains north east of the province, and its...
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KwaZulu-Natal Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
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KwaZulu-Natal tented camps come in a variety of guises. They're not all tented camps the way one expects them to be – out in the bush accompanied by the Big 5 experience – except for one, in a private game reserve in the savanna region, just outside Ladysmi...
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Visit Khomani Cultural Landscape – the 9th of South Africa’s World Heritage Sites
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Khomani Cultural Landscape ~ Now South Africa has 9; the Newest of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites is in the Desert The Khomani Cultural Landscape has recently been inscribed as the 9th of the country's world heritage sites, and probably its most intriguing...
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Gauteng Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
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Gauteng tented camps are an unusual find. These safari-style tented accommodation options clearly challenge the assumption that one needs to leave the city to experience the bush. Gauteng is the smallest province in South Africa. It surrounds the country's ...
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Cederberg Weekend Guide: Places to Visit in the Cederberg
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Cederberg Weekend Guide ~ There are a myriad things to do and places to visit in the Cederberg, one of the most popular weekend getaways in the Western Cape. It's popular because it's so close to Cape Town, it's a hiking mecca, and is known for its iconic s...
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Mpumalanga Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
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In Mpumalanga tented camps in the bush are about getting away from it all in lush green surrounds where bird life predominates, and where on many of the game reserves you can stroll without fear of predators. Have a look through these 13 Mpumalanga Tented Cam...
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Eastern Cape Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
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Eastern Cape tented camps to take you into uncharted territory. Once there, time stands still. Because these Eastern Cape tented camps are in a part of the country not associated with big game in the way that Limpopo and Mpumalanga are. But the proximity of...
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How to Spend the Weekend on South Africa’s West Coast
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Sparsely populated with access to largely deserted Atlantic beaches, and spring flowers in July/August, here's a West Coast itinerary to get the most of out of the seaside villages, windswept scenery, and time expanding experiences. Because a weekend isn't mu...
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