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10 Gorgeous Guest Houses in the Free State
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10 Gorgeous Guest Houses in the Free State

These gorgeous guest houses in the Free State will come as a welcome surprise.Gone is the dizzying chintz and outdated style often associated with this part of the country.These Free State guest houses are compelling, elegantly furnished and easy on th...
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...
Take the N6 from Bloemontein to Aliwal North – The Free State’s Flipside
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Take the N6 from Bloemontein to Aliwal North – The Free State’s Flipside

The Free State gets a raw deal. Placed as it is in the middle of the country, most people simply travel through it without giving it more than a once over.It doesn't have mountains (unless you count the Malutis way over east) nor does it have a coastline t...
I Love Fouriesburg Because …
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I Love Fouriesburg Because …

Hi, I’m Guilletta from Pumula Guest Farm in Fouriesburg.Fouriesburg IS BEST KNOWN FOR asparagus, unbelievable sandstone rock formations; the 'Queen Victoria' is listed as one of the 20 highest loose-standing rock formations in the Free State and the larges...
Route 26 is more than a Pretty Face – Move over Route 62
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Route 26 is more than a Pretty Face – Move over Route 62

We travelled Route 26, which is also part of the not much publicised Maloti Route all the way to Fouriesburg, where we then turned onto the R711 to Clarens. The drive winds through and past the towns of Zastron, Vanstadensrus, Wepener, Hobhouse, Ladybrand, Cl...