To many English-speakers’ ears, Afrikaans sounds a lot like German, or a cross between German and Dutch. But while its Germanic roots certainly have a lot to do with how it’s spoken today, Afrikaans has also been influenced by Indonesian and, of course, African languages. Afrikaans carries quite a lot […]
Atlas Trading 94 Wale Street Bo-Kaap, Cape Town | Map Atlas Trading Specialty: Indian cooking spices Contact: Tel: +27 (0) 21 423 4361, Fax: +27 (0) 21 426 1929 SA Blog recommends a look inside? If you need spices!
Greetings and salutations to all my travel buddies out there. Today I am going to be re-exploring Hermanus Backpackers, definitely one of my all time fav spots! Book your stay at Hermanus Backpackers.
Lupo’s 19 Wolfe Street Wynberg, Cape Town | Map Lupo’s Specialty: Italian buffet and cooking school Contact: Tel: +27 (0) 21 762 3855, Fax: N/A SA Blog recommends a look inside? If you happen to be passing by. Further Insight & Opinion It’s not that I have anything against Lupo’s […]
Polish Embassy Homepage | Visa Applications POLISH EMBASSY Polish Embassy, Tshwane (Pretoria) Tel: +27 (0) 12 12 430 2631/2 Fax: +27 (0) 12 430 2608 Street address: 14 Amos Street, Colbyn, Tshwane (Pretoria) | Map
Chef Pon’s Asian Street Bar Cnr. Kloof & Union Sts. Tamboerskloof, Cape Town | Map Chef Pon’s, Tamboerskloof Specialty: Indonesian cuisine Contact: Tel: +27 (0) 21 422 4033 SA Blog recommends a look inside? Definitely Further Insight & Opinion There are two Chef Pon’s in Cape Town – one that […]
Spotted! A Brace of Cape Salmon Where from? Somewhere southeast of Cape Point, probably. Loving SA yet? No! Why not? Because we ended up on the cold, hard concrete of Kalk Bay harbour, obviously! Cape Salmon Highlight so far? Making it to the size we did. Sore points? Being auctioned […]
Alert! In the past several weeks, South Africa’s currency, the rand, has depreciated to a fairly significant extent, sliding from R5.90 to the dollar to R6.50. This is good news for tourists with dollars, of course (the decline against the euro and pound has been less steep). Meanwhile, economists tracking […]
Spotted! A pair of oystercatchers! Where from? Yzerfontein, up the West Coast from Cape Town (map). Oystercatchers Loving SA yet? Yes! Why? Because we have our very own, dedicated, Oystercatcher Conservation Program! Highlight so far? Ululating like a plover! Sore points? The fact that we breed during the tourist season, […]
Here’s a pick-me-up from SA Logue, on this grey, winter Saturday in Cape Town: Postberg Meadow What is it? It’s a picture of a meadow in the Postberg section of the West Coast National Park, about 1.5 hours’ drive north of Cape Town on the R27, near Langebaan (map), taken […]