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What Everybody Ought To Know About The Cape Town To Namibia Route
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What Everybody Ought To Know About The Cape Town To Namibia Route

Driven with the wind in your sails, you can get to Namibia from Cape Town in just over eight hours, if you're prepared to forego lunch or any of the attractions vying for your attention along the way. But you could treat the 890 km (more like 1500 km if you...
Vanrhynsdorp discovered
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Vanrhynsdorp discovered

Vanrhynsdorp, in the heart of the Nama Karoo, might appear small, but for a Sunday the place is buzzing. Even the tourist information is open and Shaun is very quick to thrust a town map in my hand, from which I quickly ascertain that there are seven buildings...
The Olifants River Valley – A Stay in Vredendal
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The Olifants River Valley – A Stay in Vredendal

The most amazing surprise for me was seeing the expanse of grapevines along the banks of the Olifants River. These begin just outside Clanwilliam and continue for miles like a great, green swathe on either side of the river. I had read about the Olifants Ri...
Vredendal in the Olifants River Valley
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Vredendal in the Olifants River Valley

Vredendal; Afrikaans for Peaceful Valley, is a modern town that thrives on the banks of the Olifants River. The town marks the boundary between the Mediterranean climate of the southern part of the West Coast and the dry, arid north. The Olifants River is t...