World’s 100 Most Loved Destinations: 4 South African towns added!

Two billion sources have put four South African spots on the world’s top tourist destinations! Knysna reached number 19, the vibrant Winelands town of Stellenbosch has been ranked the 23rd most loved destination, while Hermanus ranked at number 41, and Cape Town at number 54. Stellenbosch, South Africa (22 January 2021) – For the first […]

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Route 62 – a scenic drive between Cape Town, to Oudtshoorn and Joubertina.

When travelling from Cape Town to the Garden Route, Route 62 makes for a very interesting alternative to drive through the Karoo. Geologically it covers two thirds of South Africa. “It’s big and it’s dry and it’s full of snakes and angry plants that look like they’re pulling a middle finger at you. Plants like […]

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Cape Town -‘The Tavern of the Seas’

The Harbour of Table Bay, Cape Town was originally referred to as Saldanha Bay in honour of the ascent in 1503 of Table Mountain by Antonio de Saldanha. A Dutch renamed the place of Saldanha to Table Bay in 1600 as the Dutch trade increased. Cape Town, as the oldest urban area in South Africa, […]

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The Barberton Makhonjwa Mountain Land confirmed UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The 42nd session of the World Heritage Committee has announced that the Barberton Makhonjwa Mountain Land will be on the World Heritage List. The Barberton Makhonjwa Mountain Land has provided an unparalleled source of scientific information on the formation of the early earth from 3.6 billion years ago. Along with their exceptional geology, the area […]

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