Known as the rose city because of the blooming, fragrant and beautiful thousands of rose bushes that decorate the city, this Judicial capital of South Africa and state capital of Free State is a cosy and secluded place to be at. Also famous because of the birth place of legendary author J. R.R. Tolkien the creator of Lord of the rings, a Bloemfontein trip is a must plan on a South African tour. As the seat of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court, the city serves as South Africa's judicial capital. Thanks to its central location in the semi arid high veld, this predominantly modern city is a hub of road an... More
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Cape Town is a fascinating mosaic of Asian, European and African traditions. These streams of history flow together in the city but, particularly because of the legacy of the apartheid system, visitors to Cape Town are often amazed by the dramatic contrasts that remain between different areas. Nature, too, creates very different sub climates around the mountain so the vegetation varies a great deal, as of course do the vistas. The city, however, is connected by fast freeways. Thus, twenty minutes from the wine farms of the leafy Constantia valley one could be on a beach, in the bustling city centre or in a shanty... More
Durban is a gorgeous coastal city in the KwaZulu Natal province. Well known for having the busiest port in the country, Durban has miles of golden beaches that make it a magnet for surfers. The city also has fantastic city attractions including a downtown that's a blend of colonial, Art Deco and contemporary architecture. Like most cities, Durban has developed around the geographic features of the area. Durban is bordered in the south by the Bluff, a range of green clad hills separating the sea from Durban Bay and stretches northwards beyond the Umgeni River to the highlands of Durban North. In land lies Bere... More
Johannesburg, called by some the 'City of Gold', is now the financial centre of Africa. Very Western, with a skyline full of concrete and glass buildings, as well as an intensity of activity unseen in other parts of Africa, Johannesburg should not be missed. This provincial capital is also the largest city in South Africa and has blossomed into a massive urban city following its stint in the 19th century as a gold mining settlement. Today, the city is home to numerous suburbs and neighbourhoods, including south western Townships, also known as Soweto, that are scattered around its rectangular grid sprawl.... More
Known as the pearl on the Garden route of South Africa, Knysna is a place ideal for a quick vacation or a weekend getaway. Knysna holidays leave with a refreshed mind and pleasant memories. This beach town offers great deal of entertainment and the happening events and festivals make Knysna vacation a must do. Enshrouded in lush indigenous forest and surrounding a scenic lagoon of the same name, the Garden Route town of Knysna has plenty to offer. Two towering headlands guard the entrance to the picturesque bay in Knysna, while the hilly rainforest setting provides an array of nature trails to explore. Along with... More
A relatively small city, Pretoria lies about 50 kms north of Johannesburg and is approximately three degrees warmer than its southern cousin. Although largely a government based city, it is also a place of culture, with theatres, museums and monuments. Greater Pretoria is a city of science and technology, knowledge and industry in the true sense of the word. As the academic, scientific and technological capital of South Africa, the city has the most highly developed technology and research sector in Africa. Four universities and a number of scientific institutes call Pretoria home, including the Council for Scien... More