I don’t think I will ever get bored of visiting the Voortrekker Monument in Pretoria. The architecture and murals absolutely fascinate me. When you walk up the stairs and the monument peeks over the top step you start realising just how huge it is. Then you get to the Koeksuster sculpture and the whole monument… Read More A visit to the Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria
Phew, it has been a rough few days (weeks). Lexa was running a fever… so she wasn’t a happy camper at all. She also made sure the rest of the world felt miserable. I was running up and down the stairs to keep an eye on her temperature every hour. We even took her to… Read More When baby has a fever… and a visit to Joburg Zoo
Pretville, not a town you will find on a printed map… but rather a movie (set) town. It is out by Harties in North West province – so just over an hour from Jozi. We took the drive one Saturday as my sister wanted to check it out. It was interesting, but with a baby…… Read More Have you heard about a dorpie called Pretville?
When you walk through the gates at the Vatican City (from Rome) it is a totally different vibe. The tourists are crammed in, but it is still quiet. You expect to see many priests walking around – but maybe they are so inconspicuous that you don’t see them or they are somewhere inside. The Vatican… Read More Discover the Vatican City in pictures
Traveling isn’t always about going to the most explored (touristy) places – sometimes it is about finding gems that other tourists find too daunting to travel to and maybe see and experience something new. I read about this little Swiss village called Corippo. Right now they have less than 20 residents and almost all are… Read More 5 great travel reads