Debre Damo Paintings
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My friends Malcolm and Kristina (from the Manda Wilderness Community Trust and Nkwichi Lodge) went to Ethiopia and I didn’t talk to them for over a month. And not because I couldn’t.  I wouldn’t. I’ve wanted to return to this magical country for years … The Effort of Going to Church A small door opened 10 metres above […]

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Bloemhof Karoo N1 Guesthouse
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It is almost time for me to drive back to Cape Town and I cannot begin to tell you how excited I am about it.  I’ve been in Limpopo and Gauteng (the north of South Africa) since December and I long for the Mother City, my friends and most of all: moving into my first […]

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Beto Batik Artist of Maputo Drying Wax Print
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My friends Malcolm and Kristina (from the Manda Wilderness Community Trust and Nkwichi Lodge) met Beto in a small studio in Albazine on the outskirts of Maputo, Mozambique. The story they had to share was so beautiful, I just had to ask them to share it with us here … An Artisan’s Art The wind causes the […]

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Hotel Verde was built by owners Mario and Annemarie Delicio, whose vision and commitment are behind the design of Africa's greenest hotel.
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I often need to catch a flight at some ridiculous hour.  As much as I love travelling, I’m really not a fan of waking up at these hours to be in time for check in. Hotel Verde is like my saviour when it comes to this particular predicament. Every aspect of Hotel Verde is designed to be […]

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A VERGENOEGD DAY IN STELLENBOSCH
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My friend Louise de Waal from Green Girls in Africa visited Vergenoegd Wine Estate in Stellenbosch recently and she was kind enough to share this incredible story of sustainable  farming and using 700 or so Indian Runner ducks as natural pest-control. On my way to Stellenbosch, I passed the massively understated Vergenoegd Wine Estate entrance off Baden Powell […]

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#366daysofmakingspace
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On the 10th of December, shortly after coming back from my and Katarina‘s #RTroadtrip, I got a bee in my bonnet. I sent my friend Heather Mason a message: Me: “I’ve never done a 365days project and I’d like to. Do you want to do one with me in 2016?” Heather: “Sure, I’d be keen to hear […]

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