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A stay like none: retro rondavels

There are few accommodation options more authentically African than the rondavel. No frills, just charm. A night in one of these traditional circular cottages, topped with thatch or sheets of corrugated iron, conjurs up dreams of yesteryear — along with one of the most unique and affordable nights you could imagine in South Africa’s wild places.

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A guide to the Overberg’s birds and blooms

The Overberg with its vast landscapes, rich birdlife and rugged coastlines must be one of South Africa’s most exquisite areas. Wild traveller Alan Lee and his family set up camp at Bontebok National Park just outside Swellendam for a mid-winter break exploring the surrounding natural treasures.

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