Something’s amiss in Avalon

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It was all going to be so easy: we’d build an information superhighway and young Wěi in Beijing would talk to his friends William in London and Wandile in Cape Town, education would segue through the population like water through a sieve, and it’d all be peace and puppies. Continue reading

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Self-drive tours in Namibia

Travel information Namibia

Ngepi Camp is one of those special places. It situated in Okavango delta panhandle in the Western Caprivi strip in Namibia

The camp is laid out under the canopy of trees with a river frontage. And during the season it is surrounded by water becomming an island. Lying between Mahango National park, and the Bwabwata National Park directly opposite across the river there is an abundance of game.

 

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Intundla

Conference venues at a game farm

Intundla Conference and Team Building Venue is located in prime game reserve surroundings in Gauteng. The Conference and Team Building Venue is close enough to Pretoria’s main business hub, but far enough away to instil that “out of office” feeling where you can focus on business without any distractions.

We have 7 meeting rooms that can be arranged to suit your conference size and requirements. Our Conference Co-ordinating Team are dedicated to helping you get the maximum value from your conferencing experience at Intundla.

Our first rate conference facilities, natural environment, attention to detail, flexibility and efficient staff have ensured that Intundla Conference and Team Building Venue remains a popular favourite for conference organisers, companies and conference attendees.

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Self-drive tours in the Garden Route

Self-drive tours in the Garden RouteThe Tsala Treetop Lodge is set in the canopy of an ancient indigenous forest. Rough stone-masonry and water features prepare one for breath taking views from private elevated tree-house suites constructed from stone, wood and glass offering with private decks looking out over the treetops and infinity plunge pools. Glass walls provide surround-scene forest views and bathrooms have deep, free-standing stone tubs, twin sinks and al fresco showers.

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The Garden Route

Leaving Cape Town spend a couple of nights in the winelands. Both Stellenbosch and Franschhoek are good stopovers. There are wine tours and great restaurants.

Trip reports - the winelands in the Western Cape

Carry on through the Robertson valley to join the R62 to Montagu, Barrydale, and Oudtshoorn. From there its across the Outeniqua pass to George and then Knysna, Plettenbery Bay and Tsitsikamma.

On the return leg take the N2 to Mossel Bay  then through the farmlands in the Overberg region and Cape Agulhas at the southern most point of Africa. From there back to Hermanus for whale sighting during the Whale season from July to October. And along the coastal road back to Cape Town.

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