Places to visit in Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Rock formation in the Cango Caves-2

After spending our first night in Kimberley during our recent road trip, we went to Oudtshoorn. During our time there, I found out that Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world. Not just South Africa, the world! Impressive. So, what are the places to visit in Oudtshoorn? Here is how we kept busy…. Places … Read more

Our 10 Day Garden Route Itinerary

The beach near Wilderness South Africa

There is often disagreement between people about where exactly the Garden Route in South Africa starts – some say it starts in Mosselbay, others believe it only begins in George. Similarly, people can also not agree on whether the Garden Route ends with the Stormsriver Village (still in the Western Cape) or with Port Elizabeth … Read more

Exploring Kimberley’s Big Hole and the Kimberley Mine Museum

Kimberley's Big Hole from the suspension bridge

After checking into the Protea Hotel Kimberley , we explored the old Mining Village, Kimberley’s Big Hole and the Kimberley Mine Museum. From the Protea Hotel Kimberley, you can take an easy 5-minute walk to The Big Hole. According to the hotel, you get free access to the old mining village if you stay there, … Read more