Welgelegen Manor's rich history

Thu, 27 Feb (7 weeks ago)

There's something alluring about staying in a guest house with a long, romantic history. The grand house and grounds of Welgelen Manor, for example, has a rich and fascinating past.

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This week the Story Teller (Dave Bristow)debunks the myths surrounding the infamous Cape Town flyovers - and gets to the truth of the matter...

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This week The Storyteller (Dave Bristow) unpacks the names of our iconic Table Mountain through the years...

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Market Monday - Pietermaritzburg Farmers' Market

Mon, 6 May 2013 (12 months ago)

Another Monday, another market...

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A short visit to Ireland for St Paddy's Day

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 (13 months ago)

St Patrick's Day's almost here, and we thought we'd take a little break from sunny South Africa and visit the Emerald Isle - via Ireland's Blue Book that provided the post and gorgeous pics!

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Did you know? South Africa is home to seven species of indigenous wild cats. The big cats of Africa, lions, leopards and cheetah, receive much focus and attention through tourism and the fact that they are more easily sighted than their smaller cousins.

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The mighty and mysterious Baobab

Wed, 1 Aug 2012 (21 months ago)

Learn some of the facts about and folklore surrounding this fascinating tree, known by some as the Tree of Ancient Wisdom.

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Wildlife Wednesday - the Southern Right whale

Wed, 6 Jun 2012 (23 months ago)

Winter is here and along South Africa's coastline, the whales are here too. Today for Wildlife Wednesday we look at some fascinating facts about the Southern Right whale - which is the species we most commonly see off South Africa.

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Did You Know? Number 16

Tue, 17 Apr 2012 (2 years ago)

Did you know that spitting dung pellets is a sport, popular among (admittedly a minority of)South Africans..?

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Did you Know? Number 15

Tue, 10 Apr 2012 (2 years ago)

Did you know there is only one street in the world where two Nobel Peace Prize Winners have lived at some point? And that this street is in South Africa?

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