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How to Spend the Weekend on South Africa’s West Coast
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How to Spend the Weekend on South Africa’s West Coast

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...
I Love Darling Because …
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I Love Darling Because …

Hi, I’m Paul Martin from Darling in the Western Cape.Darling IS BEST KNOWN FOR its wonderfully diverse spring flowers, the Voorkamerfest Theatre and Arts Festival, Evita se Perron (the home of Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout), great wine farms, art galleries, co...
Where to see the flowers in Cape Town
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Where to see the flowers in Cape Town

Whilst a fleeting search on Google will divulge that the spring flowers in Cape Town are found north along the R27, this is not entirely true. There are places in Cape Town where you can see wild spring flowers that erupt at this time of year. Namaqualand dais...
The wild flowers are here – where you’ll find what this weekend
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The wild flowers are here – where you’ll find what this weekend

The wild flowers are already putting in an appearance! Certainly local radio stations have begun broadcasting that they are out and about for all to see. And little white and pink oxalis are already blooming in and around Darling, whilst gorgeous drosera (more...
It’s a ‘darling’ of a town, is Darling
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It’s a ‘darling’ of a town, is Darling

There is much to attract one to Darling. It's a small town for one, it's close to Cape Town (not even an hour's drive), has its own wine route, and is the closest of the West Coast wine districts to Cape Town; during the flower season it hosts the Darling Wild...