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South African slang you supposed to know

40 South Africanisms you should know To help foreigners be well prepared for the World Cup and their visit to South Africa, the Sunday Times has devised this handy lingo guide: BABELAS (bubble-us): hangover: usage: “jeez, I had too many dops last night. I’ve got a hectic babelas.” BAKKIE (bucky): What Americans would term a […]

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Spa at the 12 Apostles Hotel

Cape Town is great in winter for there are fantastic winter specials all over the show. Yesterday I decided I was toooo stressed and needed a massage, DESPERATELY! So I booked myself into the Sanctuary Spa at the 12Apostles Hotel. Instead of ZAR 620 you pay now ZAR 490 from Mo – Thursday. Still a […]

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South African mornings, THE BEST!!

People always ask me why I go to bed before 12, well, there’s a simple reason: I want to be up by 6am! Why??? To enjoy the African sunrise of course! It’s my favorite time of the day. One of the best things to do in Cape Town is to go for a walk on […]

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Lounge area for afternoon tea

Cleopatra Mountain Farmhouse, Midlands Meander

Sometimes, sometimes all your expectations are just exceeded completely, this was one of them. Oh my word!!! Firstly, you have the feeling that you’re driving to the end of the world. You wonder, what can possibly be in this part of the world that makes tourists come this far? Cleopatra is a gem and I […]

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