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Cosy Winter fireplaces

Winter is officially here!

There is nothing like a crackling fire to warm up a freezing cold Winter evening. If you are planning a Winter getaway, check out these establishments with in-house fireplaces to keep you warm and cosy:

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How to Survive Winter Camping in the Cederberg

san rock artI announced I was going camping in the Cederberg to shocked exclamations and suspicious warnings. It was late June and the temperature in the city was pretty cold on most days. The Cederberg, a set of picturesque mountains 3 hours’ drive from Cape Town, would be deathly cold they said – winter camping was a crazy idea. (more…)

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Snow Angels and Pub Food in Hogsback

Hogsback in WinterThe road was winding, and wet. All along the side of the road were tall trees dripping large dollops of water onto the road, where leaves congealed into sludgy piles as cars chugged past, carving a route through them. Beyond the narrow tree line the earth dropped away and the world was taken over by searing mountain peaks with deep, dark crevices. (more…)

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