Braving Bokkom and other adventures on the Berg River

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Leaving the West Coast Peninsula and now-familiar places like Saldanha Bay and Paternoster behind us, Bevan and I continued our exploration of the coastline. I was very confused though when I heard talk of Velddrif, Port Owen and Laaiplek – all of which seemed to refer to the same place on the map! It was […]

Lake St Lucia estuary

Exploring St Lucia and the iSimangaliso Wetland Park

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Today we’re writing from the Cape Vidal section of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park. (Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for our latest travel videos!) The iSimangaliso Wetland Park iSimangaliso is a park that needs no introduction. It was proclaimed as South Africa’s very first UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. It was awarded this status for its unique […]

Shayamanzi-on-the-Jozini-Dam

Tiger Fishing on Jozini Dam with Shayamanzi

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Welcome to the beautiful Jozini Dam on the northern border of Kwazulu-Natal. (Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for our latest travel videos!) The Shayamanzi on Jozini Dam We’ve just spent the last 2 nights on the Shayamanzi II which is a live-aboard house boat that operates on the Jozini Dam. The good people from Shayamanzi (www.shayamanzi.co.za) contacted […]