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In his book, simply titled Karoo, Lawrence G Green describes the land as a ‘vast, silent wilderness.’ I noticed the silence. On a game drive at Roam Private Game Reserve I heard no rustle of foliage ..

Wolfgang Tillmans brings ‘Fragile’ touring exhibition to Joburg

Fresh from Kinshasa and Nairobi, counter-culture photographer Wolfgang Tillmans’ touring exhibition, ‘Fragile’, is on at the Johannesburg Art Gallery until 30 September. Deer Hirsch 1995. Image: Wolf..

Our top 7 campsites in the Kruger

South Africa’s biggest national park has 13 campsites, each with something different to offer. Melanie van Zyl pitched her tent from south to north to find the best. The Berg-en-Dal Rest Camp is name..

Eastern Cape Highlands: Is this South Africa’s toughest route?

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Relax on the West Coast

Menzi Mcunu explores the best way to enjoy a weekend break in relaxing Paternoster. As part of Capitec’s #LiveBetter experiences, he uncovered some of the best spots around 3 of our major cities for ..

3 great South African multi-day alternative hiking trails

These hikes make for great alternatives from the likes of the Otter Trail and the River Canyon Trail and are to be added to any hiker’s bucket list. If you’ve been hiking for any length of time, you’..

Cape zip line through the snow

Following a cold, wet and snowy weekend, we got a call from Cape Canopy Tour to see if we’d be interested in going zip-lining in the snow. That’s something that you don’t get to do in Cape Town every..

A new way to see Graskop Gorge

The Graskop Gorge Lift in Mpumalanga is a brand new and heady experience that dips you down into thick forests. Our photojournalist Melanie van Zyl went to find out whether its worth the visit. You ..

Climb every mountain

The 30th of April marked World Land Rover Day and the British marque celebrated 70 years since the original Land Rover was first showcased to the world, in 1948 at the Amsterdam Motor Show. It’s no s..

Pringle Bay: Far from normal

There are no streetlights and few fences in this fynbos-covered town. Nature plays a leading role in Pringle Bay and, as Matthew Sterne finds, residents are determined to tread lightly on the Earth. ..

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