What’s the big deal about the town that makes most travellers yawn?
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On St Helena, one of the earth’s most isolated inhabited islands, jaw-dropping landscapes, fascinating natural history and contemporary politics paint a picture of our planet in miniature. Now that planet is closer than ever before.
We explored the heights and sights of the Leopard Trail, South Africa’s newest multi-day hike, hidden deep in the Baviaanskloof: here’s what we found!
With the nickname ‘Jewel of the Pacific’ you’d expect Valparaíso to be a sparkling kind of place. And it is: a hive of activity and colour, restaurants and cafés, backpackers, bars and boutique hotels.
Ever wanted to get up close to elephants? Getaway’s Vuyi Qubeka did, so she headed to Namibia’s Zambezi Region. Photographs by Melanie van Zyl.
Stellenbosch has such a reputation for wine it’s hard to get beyond it. Here are some more unusual things to see and do in this historic Winelands town.
The Rwandan Development Board invited us to cover the annual Kwita Izina (‘gorilla naming’) ceremony this year. Darrel Bristow-Bovey wrote the story and I was sent, along with a small mountain of equipment, to photograph it.
Vuyi Qubeka visited Swaziland expecting poverty and boiling resentment for its king. But what she found is something quite different and very surprising. Photographs by Teagan Cunniffe.
On St Helena, one of Earth’s most isolated inhabited islands, jaw-dropping landscapes, fascinating natural history and contemporary politics paint a picture of our planet in miniature.
I had the good fortune of visiting Groot Marico (or Bosman Country) in the North West recently: here’s what I learnt and heard over the weekend.