I’ve been rereading local boy Dana Snyman’s On the Back Roads. And I’m loving it just as much as I did when it first came out.
In my last post I shared my top 10 things to do on a visit to Cape Town, in the shadow of Table Mountain. Today I’m revealing some of my favourite food-and-wine things to do in the city and on the Cape Peninsula.
Table Mountain may now be one of the 7 New Wonders of the World, but it's certainly not all that's impressive about Cape Town. When you visit the Mother City, what are some cool things to do there?
‘True travel doesn’t just involve visiting a place and seeing its monuments; it involves getting to know its inhabitants.’ So wrote traveller, photographer and documentary film maker Nick Danzinger.
After a trip to the old QwaQwa area of the Free State, South Africa, I couldn’t agree more.
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I'm an independent travel writer and book editor with a passion for Africa - anything from African travel, people, safari and wildlife to adventure, heritage, road-tripping and slow travel. I'm happiest in the middle of nowhere, meeting the locals, trying something new, or simply watching the grass grow.
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