In Pictures: 30 Reasons to Visit South Africa - TravelGround Blog
We could write a 1,000 page book on why you should visit South Africa, but we reckon it’s a little easier just to give you a visual taste… South Africa is home of the Big 5 – the lion, leopard, […]
Kalk Bay Harbour
The small fishing village of Kalk Bay, nestled between the mountains and the sea, is only a 30 minute drive from the centre of Cape Town yet a world away from the hustle and bustle of the city.The village of Kalk Bay was probably established in the 17th century as a small community of lime-burners who used kilns to extract lime from the sea shell deposits for use in the construction of buildings. mined the nearby deposits of limestone. Its name was derived from the Dutch term for lime. In…
Nicknamed the "Jewel of the Eastern Free State," Clarens' relaxing ambience and countless art galleries make this any artist's haven. Several of the buildings in this town were made from sandstone, giving it a truly unique look.
Clarens the jewel of the Eastern Free State
Andrew spent the last weekend in a place called Clarens, which can be found in the Eastern side of the Orange Free State in South Africa. Andy is now on the Approach to Spionkop Lodge! Keep checking for more details as He Nears the end of his Epic Journey to Salute the Hero's on Remembrance day! The village of Clarens is situated in the foothills of the Maluti Mountains in close proximity to the Golden Gate National Park and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho. It is known as the Jewel of the…
Golden Gate Highlands National Park
This is the same rock formation as the one in this photo, taken about 20 years ago with colour transparency film, but obviously from a different angle and at a different time of day. This photograph provides a bit more context.