Posts Tagged: Eastern Cape

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Fair Trade Tourism: Camp Figtree
January 26, 2015
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  After my bush experiences in Safari Lodge and Woodbury Lodge on Amakhala, my final stop on my Fair Trade in Tourism blog trip was Camp Figtree, a colonial style lodge high in the Eastern Cape’s Zuurburg mountains.   Perched atop the Zuurberg Driving up the steep winding road flanked by indigenous bush to Camp […]
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Fair Trade Tourism: Woodbury Lodge
January 14, 2015
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My second stop on my Fair Trade Tourism blog trip was the Woodbury Lodge on Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape. The  lodge is spectacularly set up high against a cliff in a patch of indigenous forest overlooking the Bushmans River valley.  Amakhala  means ‘place of many aloes ‘ in Xhosa and the many aloes on the cliff […]
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Take me to Coffee Bay
July 25, 2014
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I’m heading to Coffee Bay on Sunday, one of my favourite places. I’ll be staying at my old haunt, The Coffee Shack and learning about their community projects at Sustainable Coffee Bay, which I will be writing about soon! For now, here’s a guest post by Chuma Xundu – an Eastern Cape local, now Jozi girl […]
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A love affair with South African road trips
May 22, 2013
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I’m not exactly sure when my love affair with road trips began, but I’m fairly sure it was embedded in me from very young age. During the first few years of my life, my family spent a lot of time in our car, travelling between Port Elizabeth, where we lived, and Durban, where my grandparents were. […]
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I love the Transkei
August 17, 2012
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I love the Transkei.  I know I’ve mentioned it before but the magical beauty and dramatic landscapes of the Eastern Cape never cease to amaze me. Words are failing me here, so I will share with you some of these stunning pics taken by my new blogger friend Stu, from the Going Homeless Project. If […]
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Scenes from the Eastern Cape
July 25, 2012
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This post is from one of my favourite bloggers, 2Summers, who is visiting the Eastern Cape at the moment. Having spent 9 months living in the Eastern Cape,  its probably my favourite part of  South Africa. Sadly, this part of South Africa is often missed by many international travelers which is really a pity.  I plan to do […]