The picturesque, mountain-framed town of Swellendam is our launch pad for an epic road trip in South Africa. Ahead lies a sojourn through South Africa’s Klein Karoo, an area known for
The great white shark: is there any more feared creature in nature? It is time for a reality check.
We round a stand of brush at an easy trot. The guide, at the lead, signals a halt. I comply, and look past him to the watering hole ahead.
Babylonstoren began with a vision. The vision was of a farm that would provide nourishment for the spirit, as well as for the body; a farm that would be a wellspring of enlightenment and
Picture a beauty pageant. The finalists are San Francisco, Sydney, Hong Kong and Cape Town. So who is the winner? Certainly, all of the contestants have physical appeal in spades. But
The South African Winelands are world-renowned, not just for the quality vintages, but for heady scenery, and distinctive lodging. For a visitor, the options are staggering, with over 500
About an hour into the 100 mile drive from Marrakech to Essaouira, the frenetic urban madness yields to arid farmland and tranquil villages. The earth tones which predominate the
About seven hours from Marrakech, the paved road simply ends in the tiny hamlet of M’hamid. We forsake our rented Hyundai in favor of a 4 x 4, driven by an exotic looking chap wearing an
We are 90-minutes’ drive, and a world away, from the hustle-bustle of Marrakech. As we wind up a narrow valley road en route to our destination, Kasbah du Toubkal, I have to laugh. We just
The Medina of Marrakech is a sensory overload of exotic chaos. For a visitor, the most rewarding moments come from jumping right into the mayhem. But don’t leap into the madness of the