Garden Route – South Africa’s Hidden Stretch of Paradise

The Garden Route between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth is one of many “hidden stretches of paradise” in South Africa. Although I previously visited points along the circuit, driving the Garden Route is my next adventure. I’ll begin the drive in October and am researching the area to decide which direction to take and what…

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Cape Overberg Nature Reserves South Africa

The entire Overberg is an exquisite nature reserve and floral kingdom with richer fynbos than any other area in the Cape. I arrived in July – the heart of winter – but the weather was dry and warm. During August, we’re still waiting for winter and have only had a few significant storms. The reservoirs aren’t…

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