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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...
Enjoy a cosy Winter Getaway in Greyton
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Enjoy a cosy Winter Getaway in Greyton

We all know us Capetonians are sun-worshippers and moan about Cape Town’s winter all season long. But thankfully there are many little towns and dorps nearby where we can find a cosy home away from home and keep warm by a fireplace.  Feel like a quick weekend ...
10 mostly Indoor Activities to do with Kids in Winter in Cape Town
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10 mostly Indoor Activities to do with Kids in Winter in Cape Town

10 mostly Indoor Activities to do with Kids in Winter in Cape Town. What were they thinking when they designated five whole weeks to the June / July holidays this year? This is the time of year when it rains and children end up on the couch in front of televis...
It’s Christmas in Tulbagh
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It’s Christmas in Tulbagh

It's Winter in the Western Cape and Tulbagh is celebrating Christmas early by welcoming one and all to visit their town for a host of wonderful winter warmers this Saturday and Sunday (27-28 June 2009). Father Christmas will be there and you may even be abl...
Reasons to Embrace Winter in South Africa
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Reasons to Embrace Winter in South Africa

Reasons to Embrace Winter in South Africa include... Whale Watching Whale Season starts mid-June (and continues till November) and offers locals and foreigners alike an opportunity to marvel at the size of the Southern Right Whales. Consider the 5-day Whale ...