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The Darling Stagger Slack Packing Trail

The Darling Stagger Slack Packing Trail

Earlier this month (July 2011) the Cape West Coast Trails were launched within the Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve (CWCBR). The CWCBR, with the West Coast National Park at its centre, is one of the 6 UNESCO recognised Biosphere Reserves in South Africa. Paul and I were invited to explore the brand new Darling Stagger, … Continue reading

The Art of Preserving

The Art of Preserving

Paul and I were recently invited to join one of African Relish’s weekend cookery courses. Wanting to visit the Karoo town of Prince Albert for quite a while and being intrigued by the African Relish set up, we set off for the 400 odd kilometer journey along the N1. Not the most varied route, but … Continue reading

Wine, Walking and Wide Open Spaces

Wine, Walking and Wide Open Spaces

So you have visited Cape Town and spent time on the Peninsula and at V&A Waterfront. You have seen the view from the top of Table Mountain and sampled the city life along Long Street. If you are like most tourists, your next stop will be Hermanus for whales and sharks or travel on further … Continue reading