Brian Berkman goes seeking the Big Five and finds the Thornybush safari lodges COVID ready
Fifty years ago the earth moved, literally, for people in the small South African farming towns of Ceres and Tulbagh.
From the white sandy beaches of Clifton Beach, along the Atlantic Ocean in Cape Town, it appears as if the 12 Apostles are eyeing out the bikini-clad beauties. In this case, the 12 Apostles are a range of buttresses that form part of The Table Mountain National Park. And, in this aspect, one of the best routes to climb the mountain.
Few people would consider retiring to the remote inferno of the Kalahari, most prefer a cosy McCarthy and Stone apartment within walking distance of Waitrose. But 78 year-old Professor Anne Rasa is redefining the Real Marigold Hotel concept.
The Mother City of Africa’s Rainbow Nation has had a tumultuous history and it’s reflected in almost every aspect of its existence. This stunning city has seen it all; from colonialism and apartheid, to independence and freedom. It is a true melting pot of culture surrounded by jaw-dropping landscapes from sea to sky. And silently overseeing it all through 600 million years, like a doting parent, is the iconic flat-topped Table Mountain. Andy Mossack offers up an insider guide to Cape Town.