We stop to tickle the horses’ noses and listen to the birdsong along the valley before cutting up to walk back through the chocolate box hamlet of Latimer and the extraordinary Boer War memorials on the green that hints of battles fought and lost in a far-off land and a horse’s heart buried in Latimer. Continue reading The Charming Chess Valley
This blog post is an unashamed excuse to celebrate one of the finest wilderness areas in the world. The Cederberg … Continue reading Mills of the Cederberg
This short travelogue follows the discovery of a set of images taken during a trip a relative took whilst on holiday … Continue reading A road trip in the Free State and neighbouring Lesotho
Today is the 25th anniversary of the World Wide Web, an innovation that has fundamentally changed society much as the … Continue reading 25 years old today: what difference has the World Wide Web really made to #travel?
It’s not just about grand vistas and easy to capture statements of beauty, it’s in the detail that a landscape’s … Continue reading Locals are Destinations’ Custodians
Historical re-enactment, tribes, tradition, culture, ethnic group or cultural show; does this reflect who the modern nation is today? An … Continue reading What exactly is a Living Museum?
There has been a constant and insatiable newsfeed of drama, debacle and tarnished dreams, and I am at pains not … Continue reading A Personal Memory of Nelson Mandela on #MandelaDay