Tag Archives | South African Travel

Fishing the Headwater Streams of the Western Cape

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Getting the Reels in Motion - Fly Fish Africa 2013

This entry is part 10 of 11 in the series Getting the Reels in Motion – Fly Fish Africa 2013The Western Cape hinterland of Cape Town enjoys a well fleshed selection of fly fishing opportunities, quite a few of which are along the lines of stocked dams and reservoirs, but there are also a good […]

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Giant’s Cup: A Fly Fishing Education in the Foothills of the Drakensberg

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Getting the Reels in Motion - Fly Fish Africa 2013

This entry is part 7 of 11 in the series Getting the Reels in Motion – Fly Fish Africa 2013High in the catchment the rivers run clear thin and clear as gin…and fishing requires the lightest touches, ultrafine tackle, faultless presentation and tiny flies.. Those few magic weeks before spawning begins are, in the opinion […]

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A second look at South Africa Travel: A thinking person’s alternative

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in Africa

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in AfricaAs a travel destination South Africa has a few key advantages and disadvantages The main disadvantage the country suffers is violent crime. This is balanced out, however, by the fact that the South African travel industry is finely tuned, highly […]

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The South African Festival and Music Scene

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in Africa

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in AfricaSplashy Fen Legend has it that two friends, Peter Ferraz and Bart Fokkens, were sitting around over a beer one evening in 1990, discussing the decline of the great music festivals of yore. Concluding that the moment had come to […]

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