Category Archive: Ecotourism

Jun 20

Pilanesberg Day Trips

Zebras at Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Pilanesberg Day Trip   The car smelled like frothy cappuccino when I stopped at Melrose Place Guest Lodge at 6:00. I had no idea who to expect. The American couple booked at short notice and I didn’t know if I should’ve brought classical music or punk. Jenn and Daniel were in their early twenties, from …

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Apr 25

a Night in the forest

Knysna forest

A Night in the forest…by Tim Burton       (you wish)   Here we go again. A blog about Knysna.    But, before you get all prejudicey (hey I know it’s not a word but you totally understood what I was saying, right?), I’d bet you a hundred whirligig beetles that you don’t know what I’m about …

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Apr 20

Who wants to hold a sea hare? Ecotourism and other tall tales from the heart of Knysna

  Who wants to hold a sea-hare? and other tall tales from the heart of Knysna   When someone mentions Knysna, what are some of the images that jump to mind? Deserted beaches (oh wait, that’s my fantasy. So sorry, let’s move right on). Elephants. Seahorses. Hippies. Chameleons, Ecotourism and San bushmen. Pansy shells. The …

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Apr 07

Ecotourism in the Waterberg Part 1

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Ecotourism in the Waterberg   “Relax, you’re in the bush”; that’s what it says on a large sign on arriving at Vaalwater, where we stopped for a few things.  You realize how true it is when you’re sharing the juice isle with a dung beetle. I was pretty sure he didn’t really want to be there, …

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