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Category Archives: South Africa

Leave no town behind (the end of an epic roadtrip)

As I mentioned earlier, my return trip home from the Western Cape was quite the journey, which took me through six of South Africa’s nine provinces! I had planned on … Continue reading

May 18, 2018 · 3 Comments

Heading for home (the end of an epic road trip)

I think it’s about time I started winding up this three-week, 4,500km-long roadtrip which started back in April, and has seen me explore my roots, enjoy many a sunset, see … Continue reading

May 18, 2018

A round trip of landscape beauty

How tired are you of beautiful scenery and even more beautiful sunsets? Well, here come some more. After all, this is a road trip! On this day we did a … Continue reading

May 16, 2018 · 2 Comments

Revisiting the magical sand castle beach of my childhood

I was just getting into some of my most special childhood holiday memories last week, before I got royally distracted by the present. I had meant to continue sharing about … Continue reading

May 15, 2018

About doing what I love (and that’s not the wine-drinking)

So last Sunday my mother and I went to see two of the students I know at Stellenbosch University. I had also been asked by a good friend to buy … Continue reading

May 11, 2018 · 2 Comments

Lekker kitsch né donkiefontein!

If you understand the heading to this blogpost, you are probably Souf-éfrikin. If not, read on anyway. So, somewhere between Caledon and Bot River down the N2 highway in the … Continue reading

May 8, 2018

Of road trips and random pitstops

How I remember our road trips when I was a child! We had a Peugeot station wagon for many years. And my dad was a master packer! Not only did … Continue reading

May 7, 2018 · 3 Comments

How’s the serenity? So much serenity!

As someone who didn’t grow up at the coast, I love the whole vibe of the place in general, as well as the “beachy” decor in the beach house itself. My … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · 4 Comments

Just another ho-hum sunset

I’ve been really bummed not to get outside more often, what with being laid up in bed, but this particular evening was just breathtaking! As the evening went on, and … Continue reading

May 2, 2018 · 5 Comments

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