Travel Review: Hiking Table Mountain National Park’s Pipe Track

I am always one for trying new hiking trails (even on my own) so it was with great excitement that I set out with a hiking acquaintance to tackle the Table Mountain National Park’s Pipe Track in mid-October 2016. A quick Google search the night before told us that this somewhat secluded hiking trail – which starts on the Camps […]

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Wine Estate Travel Review – Van Loveren Family Wine Estate

Situated on the R317 road between the Western Cape towns of Robertson and Bonnievale and just a little outside of Ashton, one finds the immaculate Van Loveren Wine Estate. Their regional deli and wine shop is one of the most modern and architecturally beautiful that I have yet seen on any wine estate, and the estate itself, which is open […]

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Travel Photo Essay – Silvermine Nature Reserve

Today I had the enormous pleasure of hiking to the Elephants Eye cave, which is found within the beautiful, richly vegetated and, in places, lush Silvermine Nature Reserve. The hike took about an hour there and back and if you wear sensible shoes, lather on enough sunscreen (something I didn’t completely do) and pick a day with decent weather (I […]

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