Friday, October 30, 2020

Random thoughts

Travel with a twist: Inner and outer journeys

Recent posts

Full Steam Ahead

The Sandstone Spring Steam Festival in the Eastern Free State, just north of cherry-picking capital Ficksburg, is on track this November 19 to 22

Haunting tours

Is visiting famous gravesites a weird tourism trend? Gordon Prentice doesn't think so

Karoo Roads

Julienne du Toit and Chris Marais have come out swinging after the COVID lockdown and doing what they do best: recounting the beloved stories of the Heartland of South Africa.

Christmas Safari

Yule love every day spent at Tau Game Lodge from the game drives to the spa pampering. What better Christmas gift could you ask for?

Time Travel is for now

Time Travel requires no annoying visas, boarding passes, suitcases to be packed, raids on duty-free, economy class syndrome, fetid morning breath. All Time Travel requires is oiling the mind, sometimes on R600 bootleg vodka provided by my village plumber.

Fitzpatrick’s 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

Caroline's Blog

Officially, the aurora-borealis comprises electrically charged particles from the sun colliding with gas molecules but the more arcane among us know these celestial emanations mark the entrance to a twilight paradise lit by a twin sun, where assorted beings, including Germans from the Vril Society, a few pixies, giants, and Lemurian descendants, have lived in perfect health for hundreds of years

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

Loitering within tent

I switched off the engine and hauled out chairs and a table from a nook in the side of the camper. From parking to taking the first sip of a sundowner was about three minutes.That night we converted the back table and seats to a double bed, turned on the air conditioner and slept as comfortably as we did at home. We left the bed made up because there was another dining nook we could use.
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