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13 Enigmatic South African Towns to Visit Before You Turn 40
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13 Enigmatic South African Towns to Visit Before You Turn 40

Actually, I'll let you into a secret: it isn't about what age you are when you visit these towns. It's about making damn sure you visit them.Because few of them make it onto conventional 'must do' lists. For some reason they're regarded as obscure, non mai...
12 Best Small Towns in the Western Cape
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12 Best Small Towns in the Western Cape

The biggest problem about visiting the Western Cape is having to choose where to visit!Wonder how many you'll argue we've left off our list of the 12 Best Small Towns in the Western Cape that we know and love.  So, we'll quickly add the proviso that the fo...
Undiscovered, chilled towns to visit in South Africa
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Undiscovered, chilled towns to visit in South Africa

There are not many places in South Africa that remain 'undiscovered'. As a nation we enjoy wandering the country, and travel journalists have shared most of the 'secret' spots with us already.But if one is prepared to go that little bit further than the av...
Baardskeerdersbos – A Visit uncovers a Hamlet full of Artists
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Baardskeerdersbos – A Visit uncovers a Hamlet full of Artists

I have to admit to a certain fascination with Baardskeerdersbos even before my visit. I mean, what kind of town names itself after a tiny spider that cuts human hair to make its nest? And apparently this all began way back in the 1660s when an expedition of fi...