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Marzahn Botha visited  Zanzibar and learned that the only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective. You don’t have control over your situation. But you have a choice about how you view it. Never forget the power of perspective, it may chance the way you view the world. The beaches of Matemwe on the […]

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The story goes that some years before 1936, when it was legal to hunt the indigenous hunter-gatherer people of Southern Africa, there remained only one rock painter who still knew the secrets to preparing the paint.  An old historian learned of the rock artist and – realising what was at stake – frantically began searching for him.  Finally, after many years, […]

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17
Mar-2015

Drinking a cool beer in the Red Herring Bar I ponder my stay at Chole Mjini, while traditional dhows with their lopsided sails gracefully pass by. Some stop and drop off a handful of tourists from the neighbouring and bigger Mafia Island to do a guided tour of Chole village others carry drinking water and […]

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So, this January, for the first time in many years, it wasn’t southern Africa for winter break. Instead, we headed for one of the world’s iconic bucket list destinations: Australia. We were smitten from the very moment we had made the decision and still are now after we returned home to the grey and grisly […]

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Durban, surfing, sand, sun, all synonymous with your quintessential South African family holiday destination. We like it here. I live here, know it well and like most Durbanites, love my city. We walk around with a bit of a swagger because we live right by the beach, we don’t have winters … the lifestyle is […]

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