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Tent Camping

The Evolution of Camping

Along with fishing, Camping can be considered one of the oldest hobbies. The two usually go hand in hand too. If you look back about 200 years, camping wasn’t at all a recreational activity but merely a means of moving from one part of the country to the next in …

Malva Pudding

South African’s Favourite Christmas Foods

As we have reached the festive season I have been thinking of what dishes to prepare on the weekends and long weekends that lie ahead. My childhood memories are filled with Christmas lunches by my grandmother on the farm with all the aunts, uncles and cousins gathering together. On the …

My Holiday in Addo and Knysna

Last week I had a great week-long holiday. On Monday we went to Addo Elephant Park for two nights. We camped in tents in the park and went on quite a few game drives and walks. We were very fortunate to see loads of animals and lots of ‘new’ birds, …

My Long Weekend

After a good weekend last week, my wife and I had a great long weekend. We visited a place neither of us had been to in years; Crawfords Cabins situated on the East Coast. It is a great place; excellent food, good facilities and right on the beach. We were …

My 4-Star Weekend

I had a great weekend, my wife and I went to Port Alfred and stayed in the MyPond Hotel (see my full review of MyPond Hotel here) Our room was right on the riverside, with lovely views. The food was delicious, the service was good and we had a great …

Back to the Beach Cottage

My wife and I used the recent long weekend to once again spend some time at a seaside cottage. We had some family over which was great fun. There were quite a few braai’s, walks on the beach (and some dune runs), and generally just a great, refreshing time. Below …

Seaside Break

My wife and I spent this last week at a seaside cottage and had a really good holiday. It was great to relax and spend the days walking, visiting the beach on our doorstep, and Enjoying Life!  🙂 We saw a lot of fascinating bird-life, and one morning we were …