Jul 25

Colors in the Overberg

During the month of August drive east from Cape Town over the Hottentots Holland Range towards the Garden Route, about 100km (62 miles) along the way the mountain road curves around the Houw Hoek Pass. This is when a yellow … Continue reading

Jul 18

Vultures A Threatened African Species

We hear a lot about the plight of elephants and rhinos in Africa, and so we should. It is as important to talk about the fight that other endangered species face daily. This is the story of South Africa’s vultures. … Continue reading

Jul 10

Rooibos Tea – African Red Tea

History Rooibos is a herbal tea that has been brewed in South Africa for many years, generations in fact. Today it is enjoyed by many across the world. It is known by many names, Red Bush tea, South African red … Continue reading

Jul 03

Rhino Horn – Why Is It So Valuable?

It is as if the Rhino has been fighting for its life for centuries. All five remaining species have been hunted, many to near extinction, primarily for its horn. The horn is used for aesthetic or so called ‘medicinal’ properties. Today it is one … Continue reading