Africa Silks Farm between Graskop and Hazyview

Originally posted on Traveler's Log:
Mpumalanga offers fantastic hiking trails, and we enjoy picnics out in the beautiful nature. At the end of the day, there must be something special waiting for the kids to keep them interested. So we promised them to visit a silk farm where they could see a lot of…

A sea in the middle of the Lowveld bush

Land-locked sea in the middle of the Lowveld bush. This is not a contradiction!

Botanical Bliss: a walk in the Lowveld National Botanical Garden

Our family loves the Botanical Garden in Nelspruit. No wonder. This is where my husband and I went for our first date (11 years ago). Established in 1969, the Lowveld National Botanical Garden is one of three National Botanical Gardens of South Africa established in the 60’s, and forms part of the nine National Gardens…

Start planning your 2017 Mountain Bike event calendar

This week I saw a post on my FB feed that the 21st annual Barberton XCM MTB Challenge entry page has opened. My excitement at the thought of the next Barberton adventure was almost outdone by seeing 3 of my images {main image and the bottom two on the right} of the last event used…

Sabie – Burgers, Biking, Waterfalls, Coffee Etc.

Not even a half hour away from White River, to the north, rests the quiet town of Sabie in the valley beneath an impressive mountain range. Location Scout lazily suggested Sunday (25 October – it’s been a while between the actual event and the post, but it is still just as amazing!) morning that we should…

Local Instagramers caught on camera

It wasn’t only the Instagramers that took up their cameras to join in on the #igersmp_nelspruit popup #instameet fun. Join @igersmp as we welcome @igerspretoria ManIGer, @adriaanlouw back, & walk the streets of Nelspruit CBD LOCATION: Nedbank Parking, level D (open area) TIME: 16h30 sharp HASHTAG: #igersmp_nelspruit Bring a friend and any camera you have…

A mad dash – To the Antique shops in White River

Browse. Meander. Stay and wander. These are all words that I associate with my visits to antique, vintage and thrift shops in the past. I kind of want to pay tribute to the time each piece took to get to right this minute when we first meet. Here are some prime examples from Antiques &…

My Life List to Wakkerstroom

Spending a morning in Wakkerstroom is not nearly enough time to burn up all the rare species of entertainment that’s on offer in this small pastoral village. But it’s enough to compile my life list for our next Sho’t Left. One could say I’m (tw)itching to return to: Visit the 4 bird hides: 2 Hides…

Swing by Waterval Boven for the best sport climbing in Mpumalanga

Tired of hanging around the house? Why not round-up a group of your #besties and swing on by Waterval Boven for a bit of an adventure. When I heard that we will be doing adventure activities on the #tourismmonthMP media tour launch, I was filled with a mix of emotions. I was excited to be…