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As part of my #limpopogoodness campaign I visited African Ivory Route’s Baleni Camp to witness the nearly 2000 year old technique of the Tsonga women where they collect salt-encrusted sand and leach it with ntsobe (water) through xinjhava (filters) made with nwahuva (clay) and nhlangula (leaves) to make salt. “Without any doubt in my mind I know […]

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Vilankulo, in the Inhambane province of Mozambique, is commonly known as a destination for honeymooners, adventurers and under water enthusiasts. It is place where time stands still and yet the ever changing landscape is re-drawn daily by the tides reminiscent of all the history that preceded it. Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel is situated on the […]

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You are either a Karoo person, or you are not. It is really that simple. Gamkaberg stole my – and my Landcruiser’s – heart. One time. (It was also the first time I saw a Cape Mountain Zebra and in all sincerity – if it was all up to me – it would not be […]

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I’m not quite sure what I would single out as my main reason for considering Rocherpan Nature Reserve, about 15 km north of Veldrift on South Africa’s West Coast, as one of my favourite weekend spots in the Cape. A beach that stretches out for miles certainly plays a huge role (and we all know how […]

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As part of the #limpopogoodness campaign contributor Daréll Lourens visited the Global White Lion Protection Trust in the Timbavati of South Africa. Video production: OneTwoDee Productions Sound Design: Jean Zenan * The white lion is a rare color mutation of the Timbavati area. White lions are the same as the tawny African Lion (Panthera leo […]

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Kurisa Moya is a Nature Lodge, but really it is so much more. It is somewhere to unwind, a place where you can journey back into a magical time where candles and fireplaces replace electricity and birdsong the ring of a cell phone, where forests take the place of highways and footpaths the corridors of the […]

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17
Mar-2015

One hundred years before the first democratic elections saw Nelson Mandela elected as president of a fully democratic nation, a small tribe in a distant corner of South Africa struggled against invaders trying to subjugate them, and seize their lands. This is the land of Makgabeng – caves sheltering the white and yellow finger paintings to keep the […]

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17
Mar-2015

Leshiba Wilderness is not really easy to get to, and it certainly was not easy to leave. Driving north through Limpopo, the mountains of the Soutpansberg stand misty and impressive from the dense Mopani and Acacia bush below. With over 350 species of flora, the mountains, with their much higher rainfall, provide an abrupt transformation […]

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10
Mar-2015

Nestled at the foot of the Luaname Mountains in northern South Africa, Fundudzi Cultural Camp is in the heart of traditional Venda territory. Just above the village of Mukumbani, this is an ideal place from which to explore a region famed for its sacred places and traditional Venda arts and crafts. Filmed as part of […]

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May-2014

Founded in 2005, the UK-registered Trust has worked with Manda families and communities to build fuller, healthier, better-educated lives in this beautiful but isolated corner of northern Mozambique. Together, the communities and the Trust battle to keep this rare wilderness ‘unspoilt by progress’ – while taking every chance to improve their todays and tomorrows. Read […]

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Oct-2013

With its unique, all-embracing approach to tourism over the last 15 years, Nkwichi is intrinsically linked to the surrounding communities and their natural environment. Dedicated to conserving the pristine lake-shore and virgin wilderness in which it operates, Nkwichi engages with the local Nyanja people in their development and helps preserve and enhance their colourful culture. […]

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The Good Holiday (TGH) recently visited CapeNature’s Kogelberg Oudebosch Biosphere. This development in the epicenter of South Africa’s flower kingdom was done on an already existing footprint. It is the kind of architecture that is fundamental in getting people to fall in love with our landscapes and treasure the nature reserves. Sometimes we associate sustainability […]