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How are you going to welcome in Spring?


Spring Day
is just around the corner!
In South Africa, we recognise the 1st  of September as the first day of spring, though climatologically the actual start of spring is only on the 23rd of September. Spring is a most beloved time of year, with it’s blooming flowers, warmer sunny days and a festive cheer in the air as we all pack away our winter woollies.

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A Guide to Viewing South Africa’s Wild Flowers

West Coast Wild FlowersEvery year the West Coast and Namaqualand, which are usually more or less monochrome stretches of land, burst into colour, enthralling all who come across the flower display, and indeed drawing visitors from all corners who come to admire the annual spectacle. Anyone who has witnessed the spring flowers in bloom will attest to their magnificence but may well acknowledge too that a little planning goes a long way in ensuring you actually do catch the flowers in all their glory. Here is all you need to know about seeing the flowers. (more…)

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