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10 Top Things to Do in the Overberg Area of the Western Cape
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10 Top Things to Do in the Overberg Area of the Western Cape

The Cape Overberg area of the Western Cape is one of South Africa’s treasures. It lies, demurely, over the berg from Somerset West, often neglected by those intent on reaching the Garden Route, unaware that beyond the Hottentot Holland Mountain range lies a...
The 20 Best SMALL Beach Towns in South Africa
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The 20 Best SMALL Beach Towns in South Africa

It’s not difficult to get swept up by the wildness of Kruger, the elegance of the Winelands, or the sophistication of Cape Town. But it is the small beach towns in South Africa that get to the heart of what it is to experience the country’s diversity - its ...
I Love Arniston Because …
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I Love Arniston Because …

Hi, I’m Bernice Schenk from 16 On Main in Arniston. Arniston IS BEST KNOWN FOR its quaint historical fishing village feel. GET YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AT the Waenhuiskrans cave or on sand dune. THE BEST family PICTURES CAN BE TAKEN AT at the Arniston beach...
Arniston Photographs
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Arniston Photographs

View Photographs of Arnistion - This picturesque little fishing village on the shores of Marcus Bay is also known as Waenhuiskrans (‘wagon shelter cliff’).  The name comes from a large sea-cave, which although only visible during low-tide resembles the structu...
Top spots in the Overberg – 10 days just isn’t long enough
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Top spots in the Overberg – 10 days just isn’t long enough

I thought ten days would be more than enough to take in a few of the towns and highlights of the Overberg, but I couldn't have been more wrong. Ten days is but a dress rehearsal for the performance, and we could easily return for another two weeks and still no...
Wading out to Waenhuiskrans Cave – all it’s cut out to be
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Wading out to Waenhuiskrans Cave – all it’s cut out to be

An almost surreal experience, a visit to Waenhuiskrans Cave is best done at low tide through the swells, along the edge of the limestone cliffs of Waenhuiskrans Nature Reserve. Whilst some do it with their shoes on, I found walking on the barnacle covered b...
Arniston, respite for the soul on the shores of the Overberg
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Arniston, respite for the soul on the shores of the Overberg

Some people don't know this, but the seaside village of Arniston has two names. It's also called Waenhuiskrans or 'wagon shelter cliff', which describes the huge cave that you can reach only at low-tide. And no, this does not mean, as I thought, that settlers ...