Monday, September 28, 2020

Random thoughts

Travel with a twist: Inner and outer journeys

Recent posts

Fitzpatrick’s Lodge reopens

Fitzpatrick’s Lodge at Jock Safari Lodge has re-opened with a promotional rate for South African residents of R4 245 per person sharing

Lebanon on my mind

Blaise Hopkinson finds it impossible to forget the parts of Beirut that were so beautiful and mesmeric, in the wake of the recent horror blast

Corporate Madikwe

Tau Game Lodge in the Madikwe Reserve is an ideal corporate escape after a difficult year in business, post pandemic. 

Shamwari’s first guests

Shamwari Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape has reopened for domestic guests with some ‘unprecedented’ offers, says the CEO

Vergelegen’s new tour

A newly-launched environmental tour at Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West reveals tracts of the 3000-hectare estate previously closed to the public

KZN lodge razed by fire

A devastating fire burnt the family-owned Gwahumbe Game & Spa in KwaZulu-Natal to the ground on Sunday causing millions of rands worth in damages
By the time the official has unearthed to the passing public’s prurient gaze, the gussets of your unwashed knickers, your extra control compression girdle (with derriere lift) and held aloft –“What ees thees?” – the vibrating hand your husband got you in Copenhagen for your stiff neck, your dignity will be dust

Caroline Hurry

Editor in chief

Seasoned scribe, content creator, and occasional website designer, Caroline enjoys forays into foreign lands, word herding, and spinning the occasional yarn. She divides her time between Johannesburg and Copenhagen

Safari and conservation

Unfair Game

Despite lions being listed as ‘vulnerable’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, South Africa still permits the hunting and export of lion trophies, exporting 343 within a single year, of which 312 were from captive lion breeding facilities. Where is the roar of outrage?