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Amboseli Getaway: Tortilis Camp

After weeks of talking about it, we finally set out on our road trip. With bacon butties packed and ready, coffee made and sunrise slowly showing itself on the Nairobi-Mombasa highway, there were two very excited people sitting next to each other. Our first trip away together. Both of our firsts to Amboseli. The drive… Continue reading Amboseli Getaway: Tortilis Camp

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Review: The Sands at Chale Island

The Sands at Chale Island is the sister hotel to Nomads in Diani, Kenya. It's located 600 meters off the mainland. 10 km south of Diani and is the only hotel on the island. Transport to the island depends on the tide; low tide one takes a tractor, high tide it's a boat. Booking I… Continue reading Review: The Sands at Chale Island

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Lake Naverone: Southern Drakensburg

Being a teenager in Shelly Beach years ago, I saw a postcard, or a postcard flyer for Lake Naverone, in the Drakensburg. The image had imprinted itself on my mind, and for years it's never left me. One day- I said- I would go there. And so the next part of our travels began. The… Continue reading Lake Naverone: Southern Drakensburg

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Houtboshoek & Kaapsehoop

The drive from Johannesburg to Houtboshek is beautiful. Once you're out of the hustle and bustle, you leave behind the stresses that come with it, and open fields and farm land surround you on either side. Giddy with love and excitement, Martin and I set off on the start of out holiday on the Friday… Continue reading Houtboshoek & Kaapsehoop

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A trip through South Africa

South Africa. Home of the Springboks.  Commonly known as the 'Rainbow Nation'.  11 official languages. Nelson Mandela. Wine. The Garden Route. Gold. Kruger National Park. To name a few. I have explored parts of the Western Cape (and was lucky enough to live in Stellenbosch for three years), and I spent many a family holiday… Continue reading A trip through South Africa