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Everything You Need to Know to See the Blyde River Canyon in South Africa Properly
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Everything You Need to Know to See the Blyde River Canyon in South Africa Properly

When it comes to outstanding beauty the viewpoint overlooking the 16 km long, 800m deep, the Blyde River Canyon in South Africa is going to leave you nothing less than overwhelmed - the sheer scale and refined symmetry of the scene makes a trip here unforgetta...
15 inspiring South African Rainforest Facts – South Africa’s Only Rainforest
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15 inspiring South African Rainforest Facts – South Africa’s Only Rainforest

We explore South African rainforest facts.South Africa's only rainforest rests on the edge of the Crocodile River on the outskirts of Nelspruit, in a place so unlikely that hardly anyone knows it exists.It isn't a naturally occurring rainforest.S...
The Secret Season: WINTER in South Africa – Where to Travel, and Why
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The Secret Season: WINTER in South Africa – Where to Travel, and Why

South Africa does not do blizzards and snow banks. You will never (except on very rare occasions) find your plane grounded for ice on the wings.In fact, the deepest snow you'll find is deep in the mountains, or on their peaks.The daily average temperat...
Ten Otherworldly South African Destinations That Will Blow Your Mind
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Ten Otherworldly South African Destinations That Will Blow Your Mind

It’s not difficult to come up with a list of out-of-this-world destinations in South Africa - the country is not exactly short on beauty: indigenous tracts of forest meet towering peaks, effortless cliffside beaches and crashing seas, whilst inland the flatlan...
A Diversion en Route to Barberton – Boondocks Labyrinth
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A Diversion en Route to Barberton – Boondocks Labyrinth

Stuart and I get off on the wrong foot with one another. It doesn't help that I hear incorrectly when he introduces himself, and proceed to call him by the wrong name until he graciously corrects me when I finally shake his hand at the gate.He bears this i...
Kaapsehoop – wild horses, blue swallows, historical buildings and time away
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Kaapsehoop – wild horses, blue swallows, historical buildings and time away

We round the corner at the top of the plateau, having left Nelspruit behind and below us, and there suddenly in a clearing in amongst a series of rough sandstone rocks, Kaapsehoop makes its presence known. The gorgeous little hamlet lies high enough above the ...
Nelspruits Lowveld Botanical Garden – a little piece of heaven
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Nelspruits Lowveld Botanical Garden – a little piece of heaven

Nelspruits Lowveld Botanical Garden is where I not only lose, but find my hat. Having dropped it somewhere on the pathways through their incredible African rainforest where my mesmerised self lost track of both time, and my hair covering. I was to have it rest...
A visit to Nan Hua Buddhist Temple in Bronkhorstspruit
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A visit to Nan Hua Buddhist Temple in Bronkhorstspruit

A visit to Nan Hua Buddhist Temple in Bronkhorstspruit - There is no greater peace than contentment. The best reward in life is peace, something that cannot be given to us by the Buddha or any God. We need to create the conditions and environment for peace wit...