Discover four species of Giraffes Although we see them the same they are genetically very different, like a polar bear and brown bear. So, there are four species of giraffes that  scientists have just discovered through their DNA. How much ignorance have we shown in relation to the most elegant and tallest of mammals, which so far we have considered to...

Oorlogskloof  Hike This amazing reserve show us more than 1350 plant species along the Bokkeveld Plateau, the majority of them are of the bulb variety as it made possible its survival in the arid climate and the extreme temperatures with tremendous changes along the year. More than eighty species are endemic to the area, and you must go in the “secret...

CHAPMAN'S PEAK SUNSET - CAPE TOWN I enjoyed a moment, which despite being ancient like the earth,  gave us the feeling of the first time.  Carried by a sunset in Chapman’s Peak that was in its full splendor.  With its  beautiful roundness the star king shined coppery orange and almost metallic, so bright that it dyed the cliffs with its deep...

DIVING IN CAPE TOWN Some of us really love the little critters thus Nudibranch hunting in Cape Town is really awesome. Nudibranch hunting from shore is possible almost year round and you have a good chance to see all there are to see. Nudibranchs do move around and are seasonal I have noted so you are not always guaranteed to spot them....

Company's Garden Cape Town’s rich and dynamic culture finds its roots within the tapestry of the Company´s Garden. The company gardens like many great things began with a twist of fate. After the Dutch East India Company (VOC) ship the ‘Nieuw Haarlem’ wrecked in Table Bay in the 1640’s, it’s crew found refuge in the Cape and later conveyed the suitability of...

Cape Town Penguin Colony It’s been twenty years since that fateful day in the year 2000 when a sinking ship spread around 1300 tons of fuel just off Robben Island, in front of the coast of Cape Town in South Africa.  From the Area of Special Protection for  the African  Penguin Conservation, they told us what the biggest rescue of animals  in ...

AIS AIS NATIONAL PARK - NAMIBIA I felt that my days were ending. So, I listened to the call to reflect upon my worn-out life, which I made the most of or not depending on how you look at it. So, I set out on the inner search which for a long time I had not visited. I decided to undertake the...

Small Towns around Cape Town " ZOAR". Situated between the Swartberg Mountains an the Rooiberg mountains, and forming part of the Kannaland Municipal district, we find my home, which is the oldest village in the Klein Karoo, Zoar, with over 5000 residents. The highest mountain peak in the Western Cape, Seweweekspoort Peak (2325m) watches over our village. Seweweekspoort, which is a...

Best Instagram spots in Cape Town Everyone loves a good photo opportunity and Cape Town is full of them. As soon as you land, you know that you will find beautiful glimpses of nature and the vivid colors of South African culture at almost every turn. The vibrancy of both the history and the culture of the country is reflected in...

Where to go on safaris in South Africa When planning your trip to Africa, experiencing a safari, and viewing the ‘Big 5’ should absolutely make it into your itinerary. There is nothing like waking up early in the morning, putting on your go-to safari outfit of brown, green and any other neutrals you could find in your closet, having a quick...

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