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Panorama Route

Panorama Route

The Panorama Route is one of South Africa’s great natural wonders and it is one of the most beautiful drives in the continent. Today you head out for a full day of sightseeing, visiting small towns and places of interest.   Firstly, the route will take you to Hazyview...

Blyde River Canon

Blyde River Canon

After breakfast in the bush you will take a short walk through the property for a tour of the Moholoholo Animal Rehabilitation Centre.  The centre has been operating since 1991 and its main focus is on helping injured or poisoned animals to be placed back into the...

Moholoholo

Moholoholo

Today you head out on a road trip taking you through the province of Mpumalanga into Limpopo on your 470 km journey to Moholoholo Forest Lodge.  This will be your home for the next three nights and it will be your introduction to the wildlife of South Africa. The trip...

Soweto

Soweto

Since as early as 1972, city sightseeing buses have offered the tourist an opportunity to see the main attractions of a large city within a day or two.  These buses, now known around the world as hop-on hop-off city tours, operate in Johannesburg and this morning you...

Sawubona

Sawubona

Sawubona.  Zulu for good morning and what a morning it is going to be.  The sun rose at 6:35 today, Thursday 7th May and like yesterday it is going to be another fine day, with clear skies and sunshine. You are on holidays and while there are lots of things to see and...

Johannesburg – start of a new tour

Johannesburg – start of a new tour

I would like to paint a picture for you.  It is the 6th May 2020, Covid-19 was discovered in China in late December and due to prompt action by the authorities it was contained and life around the world went on. It is now 8:30 in the morning and you are awoken by...

Paternoster

Paternoster

Mention Paternoster to the majority of South Africans and they will tell you it is a small fishing village some 145kms west of Cape Town full of fisherman’s cottages and that it is a great unspoiled spot to have a holiday. They may even tell you about the building...

Gin Tasting

Gin Tasting

We also managed a full day to visit Cape Point and had a wonderful time as the weather was perfect enabling us to walk the boardwalk at Simons Town to see the penguins and to visit the Cape of Good Hope. Our time in Cape Town was running out before we needed to drive...

The Wineries

The Wineries

A full day is needed for visiting wineries in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, two of the most popular wine districts in the Cape.  The quality of the wine is excellent and all three wineries that we visited had something different to offer besides good wine. Boschendal...

Glorious Cape Town

Glorious Cape Town

Three and a half days in this glorious city was never going to be enough.  The weather was perfect, warm, clear skies and no rain enabling us to do all the things on our bucket list. First stop was breakfast at the Biscuit Mill in Woodstock were a Saturday market...

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