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Traditionally September is the month for flower enthusiasts to pack-up their bakkies and 4x4 trailers and head to Namaqualand in time to be dazzled by the daisies.  For the real diehard fans, this is then followed by a trip to the West Coast for the fynbos flowers in October.

A Riot of Colour
09 January 2017 by Katy Louise Johnson
Categories: Attraction

Most people have heard of the Bermuda Triangle and the lives it has claimed, but few realise that this is not the only sinister Triangle out there. The Devil’s Sea Triangle in the Pacific has claimed countless ships; The Michigan Triangle over the USA Lake has downed aircraft and made boats vanish; while America’s Bridgewater Triangle is responsible for hundreds of strange sightings. 

Get Lost in the Trout Triangle
09 January 2017 by Katy Louise Johnson
Categories: Attraction

“There is no wrong way to drink whisky – it’s yours, just enjoy it” – Steve Adams, Dave and Eve Gunns, Wild About Whisky

Wild About Whisky!
09 January 2017 by Katy Louise Johnson
Categories: Attraction

One of the biggest mistakes to make with the Highlands Meander is to believe it is nothing more that the route from Gauteng to Kruger and the Lowveld. A seemingly never-ending road, that just goes on and on and on, as you make the ‘great-trek’ from the traffic and smog of the cities, to the warmth and freedom of the Lowveld.

Don’t Fly Past the Bypass!
09 January 2017 by Katy Louise Johnson
Categories: Attraction

After an incredible two weeks exploring everything the Highlands Meander region of Mpumalanga has to offer, it is time to wrap up this campaign! However, this would be impossible to do without one more blog. A blog for the ‘Bucket Listers’ amongst us, one for the ‘attraction seekers’ or those simply looking for a recommendation of what to do while visiting this uniquely beautiful part of the province

Wrapping Up The Highlands
09 January 2017 by Katy Louise Johnson
Categories: Attraction

When it comes to shopping in South Africa, Malls reign supreme! They are convenient, air conditioned and provide easy parking but let’s face it, whether the malls is in Durban, Cape Town or Gauteng they are all very much the same. You see one, you’ve seen them all. The shops are the same, the merchandise is the same and the food spots are the same, which can leave you feeling flat and underwhelmed.

Artisan Shopping With No Mall In Site
09 December 2016 by Katy Louise Johnson
Categories: Attraction

The Lowveld has it’s famed ‘Big 5’, but here in the Highlands Meander it is all about the ‘Big F’s’: Fireplaces, Fine Foods, Flora & Fauna, Fishing, and Fun!

Land of the “Big F’s”
09 December 2016 by Katy Louise Johnson
Categories: Attraction

If you ask any Nelspruiter to list three iconic symbols of Nelspruit, Old Joe would feature on almost everyone’s list. 

Old Joe
13 November 2015 by Katy Johnson
Categories: Attraction

Visit this family-run coffee roastery near Hazyview and you’ll be hooked for life.

Sabie Valley Coffee
08 May 2014 by Dianne Tipping-Woods
Categories: Attraction
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