Friday, April 23, 2010

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

A West Coast Wander

The thing about the West Coast is what you see, is what you get: the open spaces that hide nothing, the rustic wind-swept fisherman’s cottages and the smell of bokkoms: a local delicacy of sundried fish that permeates the air. It’s a place that allows you to take a minute to breathe in the fresh sea air as carpets of sand sting your knees.

And what better place to do so than along an untouched Elands Bay coastline? Approximately an hour’s drive from Langebaan and two from Cape Town, Elands Bay is a surfing hotspot that attracts many a beach bum in search of the perfect wave. Beaches are deserted, wild, unblemished. Seas are lively. And the skyline stretches on forever....

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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

SA 'Safer than Europe'

The 2010 Fifa World Cup Organising Committee on welcomed a report from British authorities, which showed South Africa was a safer destination for British tourists than Spain, Thailand and Germany.

The report was released by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and measured just how much help that country’s tourists need from their consulates abroad between 2008 and 2009. Statistically Britons were nearly twice as likely to die in Germany than in South Africa, while Thailand was the least safe destination for people from the United Kingdom.

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