Posts Categorized: Western Cape

The Karoo – a foodie haven

It was probably the largest block of Belgian chocolate I had ever seen. The interior of the La Chocolaterie Rococo, with its chocolate treats There it was, lying on a kitchen table in the middle of the Karoo, nogal. Next to it was a pair of dainty kitten heels, made entirely out of chocolate. Chocolate pralines… Read more »

Falling in love with the Karoo

Today I went up a mountain and came down in love with the Karoo. I must admit that before today I didn’t know much about the area – except, of course, that it is the site for the multimillion-rand Square Kilometre Array super-telescope project. The day started with an early-morning breakfast on a farm in… Read more »

A dairy farm experience in the Crags

        A holiday experience can be made up of anything and for our Easter long weekend Sho’t Left to the Crags and Natures Valley we were expecting it to be made up of camping, swimming in the Natures valley lagoon, walks and Geocaching.  Little did we expect a farm experience that got the KidZ a… Read more »

Sho’t Left to the Crags and Natures Valley

  Tourism in South Africa isn’t just for international visitors but also for locals.  Yes there are places that most locals would never be able to afford to visit, but there are more places that are affordable to visit and even more things that you can do that actually doesn’t cost you anything.  South African Tourism… Read more »