It was a whirlwind romance with the sea that made us buy a “huisie by die see” and that irritating check out by 10am thing at the hotel. Now here we are, 5 years later… We feel like locals. We’ve seen Ballito and Salt Rock expand, new shopping centres built, found our favourite eateries and… Read More Salt Rock like a local
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?
It is no secret that I grew up in the old Transvaal that became the Northern Province…and then Limpopo. I didn’t have sea vacations as a child (well maybe 3 times), we went to the Kruger Park. We camped from Cape Town to Zambia – I didn’t know hotels existed until I left home. This… Read More The Kruger National Park in pictures