If the resident ghost visited that night, none of us noticed. You probably have to ghost it up quite hard to make yourself felt over two bottles of brandy, and I don’t think our eastern princess was really up to the task.
Blog posts: Weekend breaks
Weekends were made for travel. It doesn’t matter if it’s an affordable weekend break that’s just out of town or a weekend getaway to challenge the ordinary, the first step to a satisfying break is knowing where to go. Below are some of the best accommodation options to suit you, tried and tested by our weekend warriors.
We woke up refreshed after a very good night’s sleep at Makkedaat. I think it was probably the best sleep I’ve had so far on the tour and for once I was up and out of bed before dawn without feeling that something was terribly wrong with the world.
The quiet bushveld retreat of Sangasava, nestled on the banks of the Olifants River in Balule Game Reserve, is the perfect place to unwind from the hustle and bustle of modern life.
It was a cold start up at 2865 metres, but the crystal clear morning air made for breathtaking views down the winding Sani Pass road we’d climbed the day before.
A weekend of rooibos cooking and food at Bushmans Kloof in the Cederberg made me even more addicted to South Africa’s most famous fynbos plant.
There is something magical about being a child: everything is new, extremely fun and has the potential to make us laugh. Chapman’s Peak caravan park’s playground provides the chance for you to free your inner child and giggle while doing so.
After the birth of my baby boy, I vowed that I’d never let my adventurous spark fizzle out. So, when he was only 18 days old, my boyfriend and I took our little family of three on a weekend retreat to the Algeria campsite, located in the majestic Cederberg.
It’s been years since I braved a train ride in Cape Town, but I decided to hop on and journey to Simonstown on a sunny public holiday to capture the Cape’s coastline in motion.
Old “˜of the era’ single story corrugated iron and wood buildings line the southern hillside of Pilgrim’s Rest with rusting wagons and equally rusty billboards swaying in the slight breeze.
Driving north through the Limpopo lowveld, the Soutpansberg Mountains rise lush and green from the dense mopani and acacia bush below.