A little more altitude is calling

Even the most urban-minded seeks to answer the call of the wild once in a while. That’s when a weekend at Danielshoogte Private Reserve...

Ooh la la!

After dusty Sandveld travels, entering the Vensterklip oasis is a sight for sore eyes. Stepping from the car, the merry cacophony from thousands of...

Agri dynamo

If there’s one thing this farmer likes to see broken, it’s new ground. As the man who had the vision to establish the first and...

This will pop your cork

A quirky red blend from a boutique winery on the West Coast’s Olifants river floodplain near Vredendal is knocking the socks off wine cognoscenti....

The succulent side

If you’ve ever dreamt of magically stumbling upon a colourful succulent wonderland, chances are it looked something like Namib Garden. Set on the R27...

Scaly charmer

Only occurring in the Western Cape, the teeny-weeny Pachydactylus geitje is as indigenous as they come. Otherwise known as the ocellated thick-toed gecko in...

Anyone for liver?

Either you love it or hate it. But decades ago, pan-fried liver in a sour sauce was an occasion bar none for West Coasters....

Bloomin’ beautiful

Short in life, but big in beauty, a flower is a wondrous thing. So come August, roving through fields of flowers should be number...

Hooked!

Their scientific name is Chelon richardsonii, known to the rest of the world as mullets. But here on the West Coast, they’re harders –...

Tripping down memory lane

Quirky and a well-curated browsing joy, Timeless Treasures with a Modern Twist has been making its mark on the West Coast since 2021. Yesterday’s...