Wilderness

A Wild Weekend in Wilderness

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Early on a Friday morning, the HGTS Tours shuttle arrived at our gate to whisk us away on a roadtrip to join the rest of the Travelling Media team for a wild weekend in Wilderness. I always love a roadtrip, taking in the beautiful surrounds, and at this time of year, bright yellow canola fields as far as you can see. This time though, we were grateful for being able to get the week's work finished...
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Wilderness | Timberlake Organic Food Centre

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Boasting three restaurants – The Windmill Café, Zucchini Restaurant and the Oyster Shack, Timberlake also hosts The Oak Barrel - a boutique wine store offering wine tastings, Milano’s chocolate and ice cream shop, the Cheese Head dairy shop, a variety of local arts and crafts, Mohair Mill Shop, fantasy fairy gift shop and, Snax where you can buy just that – snacks such as fudge, dried fruit and nu...
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Wilderness | Map of Africa

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The Map of Africa is a densely treed ‘island’ in the shape of Africa outlined by two separate rivers which meet in a rocky river bed at the tip of ‘Africa’. The Silver river, which is fresh water, feeds down the right side of The Map from the Outeniqua mountains, while the Kaaiman’s river is salt water and meets with the sea further up. The dark colour of the water is due to tannins from the roots...
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Day 1 | A Day with the Faeries

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We are on the road... I got up early and started my work at 6 am and was done by 8:45. By the time we were dressed and packed, and had filled the car, we were on the road at 10:30.  Today was a beautiful day, the sun was shining, everything was bright. We drove along Melkbos beach to say goodbye, and to our mountain as well. Going up Sir Lowry's a truck stalled in front of us and we, and others ...
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Wilderness |Fairy Knowe Backpackers

Discovering this backpacker lodge was a fortunate find. Tucked away in Wilderness beneath the trees, Fairy Knowe has much to offer, with dorm options as well as private ensuite cottages. The dorms have shared ablutions and a self-catering kitchen, but the lodge also serves cooked meals and has braai facilities. The reception area has a lounge with full DSTV and free Wifi. Free tea and coffee are ...
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