Hermanus Wine and Food Festival + Botriver Wild Horses South Africa

It was a festive week in Hermanus. Enthusiastic Heritage Day celebrations continued into the weekend and annual Whale and Wine and Food Festivals. September is peak whale season, when visitors and locals watch the glorious creatures carousing in Walker Bay. Wine and Food Festival I spent Saturday hanging out with locals at festivals and enjoying…

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Garden Route – South Africa’s Hidden Stretch of Paradise

The Garden Route between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth is one of many South African “hidden stretches of paradise”. Although I visited points along the circuit years ago, the Garden Route is my next adventure. Beginning in October, I’ll be driving the route. I’m researching the area to decide which direction to take and what…

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