South Africa

Golden Gate Highlands
Africa, Places, South Africa

Golden Gate Highlands

Golden, ochre and orange are colours of? Right, rock formations. At least around Golden Gate Highlands in South Africa. Nestled in the autumnal landscape they created a very harmonious scenery.

Drakensberg
Africa, Places, South Africa

Drakensberg

If you would look at the pictures without reading the headline you would place them everywhere but South Africa. This is one of the reasons why one must see the Drakensberg once in a lifetime. Furthermore the area around it is so colourful and rich in variety that this treasure is a […]

Sani Pass
Africa, Lesotho, Places, South Africa

Sani Pass

Looking for a little adventure in a magic landscape? Drive up Sani Pass on your own. As long as the weather is fine, you have a 4×4 and your passport with you. Because at the top of the pass you are already in Lesotho where you can have a hot […]

Hole in the Wall
Africa, Places, South Africa

Hole in the Wall

Constant dripping wears the stone, they say. At Hole in the Wall waves pounded years over years against the cliffs and caved them. The result is a rock formation where waves runs through the hole. Situated in a magnificent bay this spot is definitely worth a visit.

Mdumbi Beach
Africa, Places, South Africa

Mdumbi

Mdumbi is an insiders’ tip for surfers. But also if you are not into surfing you should go there. The coast is beautiful and you can do other things like hiking or kayaking. Furthermore it is a very quiet area. Apart from a few accommodations and a tiny restaurant there […]

Swartberg Pass
Africa, Places, South Africa

Swartberg Pass

The Swartberg Pass runs through the Swartberg Mountain Range and was built between 1881 and 1888 by Thomas Bain with the help of 250 convict labourers. He managed to keep the gradient lower than 1:8 throughout the pass. Due to the fact that it is a national monument it is for […]

Mossel Bay
Africa, Places, South Africa

On the way to Mossel Bay

Mossel Bay is known as the place at which the first Europeans landed on South Africa soil. One will unterstand the origin of its name (the bay of mussels) by looking through the pictures because some sections of the beach are covered all over with mussles.  

Seagull
Africa, Places, South Africa

Around Cape Point

Cape Point is a headland at the southeast corner of the Cape Peninsula where the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean pretend to meet. In fact the meeting point of the two oceans fluctuates along the southern and southwestern Cape coast. Cape Point is home to a lighthouse and is […]

Capetown by night
Africa, Places, South Africa

Capetown

Cape Town is a coastal city in South Africa. It is home to 3.740.000 people and the National Parliament. Furthermore it is the legislative capital of the country. Cape Town was founded as a way station for Dutch ships traveling to Indonesia in 1652. Cape Town is known for its […]