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In search of Gold

Was gold only discovered in South Africa in 1886? Well, perhaps in large enough quantities to be economically extracted. But, it seems gold was already founded here a thousand years ago … Ferdi de Vos went on a trip of Discovery to Mapungubwe, South Africa’s lost city of gold.   click here

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King of the Hills

From Cape Town to an unlikely hill in Knysna that once a year comes to life with petrol-head merriment, Ray Leathern took Jaguar’s first SUV to challenge the daunting Seven Passes road.   The mostly gravel route in question runs parallel with that ponderously slow stretch of N2 between George and Knysna; weaving

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Under African Skies

The Mzansi homecoming of the Sporty Tucson   In early memory Mission music Was ringing 'round my nursery door I said take this child, Lord From Tucson Arizona Give her the wings to fly through harmony And she won't bother you no more -Paul Simon (Under African Skies on the 1986 album Graceland)   There once was a girl from Tucson, Arizona,

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Singita Lebombo Lodge

This boldly dramatic lodge is situated on Singita’s private, 13,500-hectare concession within the Kruger National Park. It is a richly diverse habitat, teeming with game and spectacular flora in four different eco-zones. The Lodge features one private-use villa, and 13 suites decorated with wood, steel and organic interiors, each encased in

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Samara Private Game Reserve

One of the largest private reserves in South Africa, encompassing the southern flank of the Sneeuberg mountain range and spanning 27,000 hectares, Samara provides an incredible feeling of space. The reserve is home to four of South Africa's recognised biomes: Grassland, Savannah, Thicket and Nama Karoo, and thus enjoys a great

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Karkloof Safari Spa

This is Africa’s most luxurious and largest safari spa, and offers guests a timeless and unforgettable experience. Karkloof Safari spa is situated just 20 km from Pietermaritzburg, within a 3,500-hectare private game reserve that is home to three of the Big Five as well as over 300 different species of birdlife.

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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

Explore the grandeur of the Klein Karoo at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, widely regarded as the Western Cape’s most magnificent wildlife destination. Sanbona is a 54,000-hectare reserve located near Cape Town, along the renowned Route 62, and forms a part of the exclusive Shamwari Group. It offers five-star accommodation in three beautifully

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