Tag: Whale Watching

Vilanculos Beach Lodge Vilankulo Bazaruto

Vilanculos Beach Lodge

View this post on Instagram Vilanculos Beach Lodge at sunset this afternoon. Winter is a beautiful time here. #MeetMeInVilankulo đź“·: @thegoodholiday A post shared by Vilanculos Beach Lodge (@vilanculos_beach_lodge) on Jun 6,…

Deep-sea fishing with Big Blue Vilankulo

View this post on Instagram #366DaysOfMakingSpace 164/366 We were off to the high seas at first light. I'll sharing the story of how @mzansigirl and I caught our first fish each on…

Iyengar Yoga Retreat at De Hoop Collection

I’ve PRACTISED (a fair amount of) Yoga in my life, but you’ll never think it. I’m afraid I’m no beginner, I’m simply out of shape … AND YET I BRAVED my first Yoga retreat this weekend – DIRECTLY…

Turbine Hotel and Spa Knysna

It is, in my opinion, kind of impossible  – especially if you’re a first language Afrikaans speaking South African like myself – to visit Knysna and not have Dalene Matthee’s novel, ‘Circles in the Forest’…

Rocherpan Nature Reserve

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…

Grootbos magic and Overberg spells

I’ve mentioned countless times that I’m smitten with South Africa’s Overberg – a region east of Cape Town on the far side of the Hottentots-Holland mountain range. Katarina Mancama and I travelled through Gansbaai last year – a prominent area in the…

The Top 10 African Travel Experiences of 2015

It has been a busy year. I collected quite a few new stamps in my passport and discovered some amazing new destinations. As this year comes to a close, I’m doing my…

Gansbaai Outside A Shark Cage

If you follow me on Instagram and Twitter you might have gathered from my gazzillion enthusiastic posts that Katarina and I – under #RTroadtrip on social media – travelled through Gansbaai last week. We were celebrating this desitination’s…

De Hoop’s Melkkamer Manor House

You know how sometimes you can care with a devotion bordering on obsession? Well, I’ve had a crush on De Hoop Nature Reserve since the first time I saw a photograph of Koppie Alleen’s beach. The…

Whale Watching with Dyer Island Cruises

Of all the journeys I have taken in my lifetime, driving to the Overberg for the first time will surely remain one of the most memorable for years. Nothing quite compares to…

Watching Whales

Down on the beach I listened with half an ear as Clive from Mokkoran Dive Charters gave his safety briefing. Behind him, his large blue duck lay beached on the sand, waiting…

De Hoop Nature Reserve

Why do I travel? To try and understand the world, to speak to strangers, listen and learn, find stories to tell, to find myself, to feel alive, to breath and be whole,…

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