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WALKING IN THE WOODS: FYNBOS AND FORESTS

WALKING IN THE WOODS: FYNBOS AND FORESTS

If, heaven forbid, you were hiking with me in the Cape mountains and we saw a fire sweeping towards us, my instruction might surprise you: “Run for the trees!” People from the northern hemisphere and Australia would look at me like I were a lunatic: we all know pine...

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HOW TO COMBINE CAPE TOWN WITH A SAFARI

HOW TO COMBINE CAPE TOWN WITH A SAFARI

Combining Cape Town with a genuine safari experience requires a bit of forward planning. South Africa’s Cape region – Cape Town, the Winelands and the Whale Coast – has a very different climate to classic safari destinations like the Kruger Park, Botswana and Victoria...

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CAPE TOWN NATURE: ALWAYS SOMETHING NEW

CAPE TOWN NATURE: ALWAYS SOMETHING NEW

I realised I started this blog all wrong. It began as a lament to the loss of nature – the rainforests are burning, the coral reefs are dying – but I should, in fact, be marvelling at the robustness of the natural world. Nature is everywhere if you know where to look,...

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