Monthly Archives: October 2014

Watch these animals getting tipsy on ripe marula fruit

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So, it may not be just us humans who like a little tipple! This scene from “Animals are beautiful people” seems to show animals engaging in the same vice!

Watch this hilarious video of animals apparently enjoying fermented Marula fruit a bit too much:

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Win a weekend away with Blyde Mountain Country House

Blyde Mountain Country House is a beautiful guest house with a perfect location – situated just 15 km from Hoedspruit, between the world famous Kruger National Park and the magnificent Blyde River Canyon. Nestled between lemon orchids and the Blyde River, visitors can allow themselves to get lost in the uniquely secluded ambience and tranquility.

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The best places to celebrate Halloween this year

Halloween is upon us!
The origins of Halloween are up for debate, some believe it’s based on a Gaelic harvest festival that marked the northern hemisphere’s change from autumn to winter and when the physical and spiritual worlds aligned. Others believe it be based on the Catholic holiday All Saints’ Day, where believers pay homage and collectively pray for the souls of their dearly departed.

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Baby rhino tries (and fails) to act like his goat best friend

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Check out this video of best friends Gertjie and Lammie at the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre.  Poor little rhino Gertjie  just can’t master those goat moves

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Incredible footage of Cape Town sharks

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Footage by American videographer Eric Cheng of Cape Town, as viewed from the air, makes for some awe-inspiring viewing!

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8 of the spookiest places in South Africa

Halloween is just around the corner and who doesn’t like a good spooky story? South Africa has it’s own fair few tales of the weird and wonderful, so here is a round up of some of the creepiest places out there – ghost hunters take note!

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Celebrate the festive season in Stellenbosch

The beautiful town of Stellenbosch, just 45 minutes from Cape Town, is playing host to ‘The Stellenbosch Experience’, from October right up until the end of December with a line up of events that will have locals and holidaymakers alike in just the right mood for the festive season. This year’s itinerary includes live music, food and wine feasts, art exhibitions and Xmas shopping under the stars.

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Take another look at Pretoria

When it comes to exciting destinations around South Africa to visit, Pretoria – or Tshwane as it is officially known –  probably isn’t the first places you’d think of. Our Capital City has a bit of a reputation as a boring town with not much going on, but look again! Pretoria is actually a vibrant city where you can enjoy beautiful scenery, party, take in arts and culture and indulge in fine dining – if you make the effort to look a little further than meets the eye…

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Appreciate South Africa’s scenic beauty

Watch this video to reignite your passion for South Africa’s unique beauty.

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