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Table of contents

Under the sea

A portfolio of stunning creatures by ocean-loving photographer Geo Cloete.

 

Best picnic spots

From blankies on beaches to cushions with a view, here are 18 places to make the most of late summer.

 

Bazaruto

The best way to visit these Mozambican islands on a budget is by dhow. That’s what Melanie van Zyl did.

 

Train trips

A day out with two old ladies or a night away with a younger model: we try three different journeys.

 

Mumbai

The most populous city in India (daunting), 36 hours (crazy!), three tours (brilliant). Nikki Werner gets a real taste of it.

 

Upfront

Ed’s letter

Cape Town’s tourism status is under seige. Sonya Schoeman considers the issues.

Contributors

Meet this month’s adventurers and experts.

The traveller

In Dubai, Darrel Bristow-Bovey invited some strangers to his room.

Inbox

Your thoughts and views, plus our latest winners.

 

Escape

Wish you were here

The wild heart of Rio.

First Look

A new reason to sleep over in Hluhluwe.

Neighbourhood

Sea Point’s back in fashion.

Adventure

A cultural experience in the iMfolozi game reserve.

Bites

Taste the world, and Japanese gin.

Gear

A notebook you can write in underwater.

Calendar

Four top events this month.

Inside Getaway

Halfway between here and there (the exact location he can’t reveal), Tyson Jopson meets Mad Max.

 

Photography

Masterclass

The magic of leading lines (or how to make people look where you want them to).

Gallery

Five spectacular images out of Africa by our readers.

 

Road trip

The old postal route

Once done on foot, Tyson Jopson takes his motorbike for an adventure in the Cederberg Karoo.

 

Food

A well-fed weekend

Three tasty recipes that aresuretobeahit.

 

The Final Cut

Swakopmund

The places that make the most of this seaside escape in the desert (think views and/or no driving).

 

Gear

UV protection

Clothing that shields you from harsh sunlight.

 

Gear shop

Fold up and go – five nifty items that pack well

 

Insider’s Guide

White River

This Lowveld town has a lot of soul, says Mia Louw, as she visits her old haunts.

 

Competitions

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