Travelling north from Cape Town, Steinkopf is the last village on the N7 before reaching the Namibian border at Vioolsdrift. Normally travellers are in a hurry to get to Namibia and don’t pay any attention to this small and apparently rather insignificant town in the Northern Cape. Lizette Swart spent some time on a recent overland trip and discovered that it has a fascinating history… Continue reading Discover Steinkopf, jewel of the Northern Cape
Africa is a continent rich in diversity, with a lot to offer. Each country has its own unique beauty and cultures and if you really want to explore the continent, you will need a few months. However, if you have to pick just one or two places to visit in 2017, make sure that one of the following are on your bucket list for the year! Continue reading Top African destinations for your 2017 bucket list
For most South Africans the Christmas holiday season means long, lazy days next to the sea… braaivleis and fun times with family and friends. If you are one of the people who annually migrate down to the coast from upcountry, make your road trip an equally important part of your holiday.
Explore the beautiful back roads and interesting little towns rather than speed down the N1 highway. Make this an opportunity to get to special out-of-the-way places like Nieu-Bethesda which is a good overnight stop between Johannesburg and the Southern or Western Cape. Continue reading Detour via Nieu-Bethesda to the seaside