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Cherry Festival Iona Cherry Farm

Cherry Festival Between Ficksburg and Fouriesburg

The cherry on top It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Tinsel adorning shop shelves, Boney M playing on the loud speakers and bakers all around prepping their mixes for the perfect Christmas fruit cake. But what is a fruit cake without its star ingredient, cherries? No need to be nervous, the cherry harvest […]

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Gamkaskloof

Gamkaskloof – Hell of a place or a heavenly hiatus?

Gamkaskloof It is a strange phenomenon to find a place dubbed “Die Hel” (The Hell) in the middle of Eden, a beautiful and flourishing Fynbos rich region of the Southern Cape in South Africa. Nobody can really tell you where the name comes from and historians can at best venture a guess as to why […]

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Smitswinkel George

Smitswinkel George – a Taste of the Karoo

Smitswinkel George Looking for something to do where both Mom and Dad as well as the Kids can have fun and enjoy a good meal, look no further than Smitswinkel George.  It has something for everyone, young and old. Smitswinkel is in the old blue train opposite Sasol on the Knysna Road just outside of […]

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Beautiful, Autumn, Sunday Morning Trip and a Very Big Tree.

Early Sunday morning we headed out in search of the perfect restaurant or coffee shop to have a lazy breakfast.  The next moment we decided to go to Wilderness, but as we got to Wilderness we thought that we might as well go a little further and discover Hoekwill as we have never been there.  […]

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Prince Albert

Prince Albert – a place where stories come alive.

At the foot of the Swartberg Mountain Range and in the heart of the Klein Karoo lies a story waiting to be told to anyone willing to stop for a while, for a coffee, a glass of wine or simply for a smile. Named after Queen Victoria’s companion, the town is steeped in royal history […]

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