Category Archives: travel

An Ra Guesthouse in Richmond, a good halfway stop between Johannesburg and Cape Town

Yay, this week my camera was returned to me.  I had left it in our room at An-Ra Guest House in Richmond and am so grateful to Meda from An-Ra for her honesty and the trouble that she took to return it in perfect condition. An-Ra in Richmond is a perfect stopover between Joburg and …

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Umlilo Lodge, St Lucia, Kwa Zulu Natal

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Monyane Lodge – Awesome weekend away for Cliff’s birthday

Choosing accommodation for Cliff’s birthday weekend away I took a few things into consideration, price and the distance from home are top of the list.  After narrowing down our options I checked reviews and felt comfortable choosing Monyane Lodge.  If I could give an award for the best hospitality ever Des and Elna would win, …

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A recce to check out Rondebult Bird Sanctuary

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uShaka Marine World Durban

As a rule I hanker after the past, everything seemed better 20 years ago.  In the case of uShaka Marine World the present outshines the past.  When Domi and Heath were little I had annual tickets to the Durban Aquarium.  I knew the dolphin shows backwards and we loved wandering through the aquarium.  I was …

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Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve Gauteng, 30 min drive escape from home

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All Out Adventures – Extreme Drakensberg fun

With our Daddy’s Deal stay at Mont Aux Sources Hotel we received 2 vouchers for All out Adventures.  Looking through the brochure I thought that it seemed over priced.  After our visit to All out Adventures I felt that although pricey, what they offer is very good value.  So many times, particularly at some restaurants …

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Mont Aux Sources Hotel

Our original booking to stay at Mont Aux Sources Hotel in the Drakensberg had been made for the week before this visit.  Unfortunately nearly half way there we were forced to turn around and return home because our house had been broken into.  Luckily Esme at reservations was very understanding and accommodating in postponing our …

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Not so rough on the Bluff

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Ardmore Ceramics – There’s treasure in them thar hills

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