Slow down between Cape Town and Knysna, drop down the rabbit hole and and stay in the Republic of Swellendam – it’s artistic, Afrikaans, anti-establishment, Calvinistic, creative, curious and wonderful. Continue reading
Prince Albert is a small town in the Great Karoo of South Africa – With its beautiful mountains, farmer hospitality and spectacular skies, its more than a dot on the map. Continue reading
From Cape Town, the N1 stretches out after Touws River into dry scrub. Trucks ply the routes and the small towns are not quaint – Merweville features little more than a bottle store and a railway siding.
The land is harsh, sheep dot the veld and houses stand resolutely alone among windmills and gum trees. But as we near the Eastern Cape the landscape subtly shifts, and low-lying hills rise out of the arid flatness.