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Drakensberg Travels–Chapter three of three – Sani Pass.

Astrophysicist: noun – an effervescent ulcer brought on by the ingestion of too many Cadbury’s candy-coated chocolate beans. No but seriously, they’re an awfully clever collection of people. I’d go so far as to submit a new collective noun for astrophysicists, … Continue reading

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Drakensberg Travels – Chapter two of three – Sani Valley Lodge

Following a convoluted series of minor roads, and making one or two wrong turns in the process (Don’t trust your GPS further than you can throw the dashed thing; that daft wench in the machine only knows the main routes), … Continue reading

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Drakensberg Travels – Chapter one of three – Ikhaya la Mafu

In the six months or so since my last travel articles, I’ve received thousands of mails requesting more accounts of our peregrinations (well none in actual fact; but for a few seconds it was nice to feel like one of … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Travels–Chapter Seven – Mini episode on wheels

If you’re new to this site, your humbule bloggist managed to formally ensnare his better half in a matrimonial ceremony in September 2012. In keeping with one of the visions of this blog, it is his intention to document the … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Travels–Chapter Six–Getting rubbed up the wrong way

After spending so much time in the dining room, it was essential to find activities to work off all that energy. This was not difficult because at Cathedral Peak you’re spoilt for choice. However, we thought we’d spend our first … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Travels–Chapter Five. We enter the Dragon.

If you’ve been reading the previous chapters, you will have read how we are on our way into the Drakensberg range which, translated into English, means Dragon’s Mountains. If you’re feeling a little linguistically adventurous, you may wish to use … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Travels – Chapter Four – Travelling to the Dragon

Before leaving Tenahead, some discussions were held with one or two locals as to the most appropriate route to Cathedral Peak in the Drakensberg. When we said that we wanted to travel the more picturesque routes and that time wasn’t … Continue reading

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Before the next honeymoon travels episode…..

My inbox has been inundated with literally no emails asking for the next episode of the travels. Despite this obvious fault in my email server, I thought I’d let you know that there will be a three to four week … Continue reading

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4×4 Modifications – Gerbers 4WD – Highly Recommended…

For many of us, next to a home, a vehicle is going to be the liability with the next highest value.I say liability because, as soon as the salesman rubs his hands in anticipation of his commission, the value of … Continue reading

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