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A Short History of Stutterheim

Created on 13 October 2015. Posted in Stories of the area

...  to India or other parts of South Africa, many of those who settled with their families became successful farmers and hence as asset to their new-found "home". These first inhabitants were joined in 18 ...

Cyrtanthus

Created on 15 September 2015. Posted in Flora of the Escape Route

... either winter- or summer-growing species: the winter-growing species occur mainly in the southwestern and southern Cape; and the summer-growers are found in the southern, eastern and northern parts of ...

"Once upon a forest – Stutterheim in the Eastern Cape"

Created on 13 August 2015. Posted in In the press

... out of practically anything, whether it’s old bottles or pieces of pipe found lying around. Floor mosaics of broken tiles are Hester’s unique creation and the outer walls are carved with free-flowing ...

"South Africa's top Green Hotels"

Created on 13 August 2015. Posted in In the press

... Eastern Cape. On the property is also a nursery that goes indigenous bulbs and trees and stunning eco-furniture made from black wattle and Australian blue gum can be found throughout the lodge. Contact: ...

"Flyfishing in the Eastern Cape Highlands"

Created on 13 August 2015. Posted in In the press

... flow to where the streams drip from rocks at their sources. Once we’d found a place to park my bakkie next to an old logging road, there was really no knowing what was over the hill until we got there. ...

Aloe Arborescens

Created on 14 July 2015. Posted in Flora of the Escape Route

... It is one of the few aloes that can be found growing at sea level right up to the tops of mountains. But it is usually found in mountainous areas where it favours exposed ridges and rocky outcrops.  ...

12 Amazing Facts about Amahlathi

Created on 19 May 2015. Posted in Stories of the area

... or Cyranthus family has been discovered in the Quanti area. It has been named Cyranthus macmasteri after Cameron Mc Master who found it. 5) Lions were still seen roaming near the Windvogelberg in Cathcart ...

River Lily

Created on 15 December 2014. Posted in Flora of the Escape Route

... e been used traditionally to cure ailments and diseases. It has been found that the crinum genus produces alkaloids with the noted effects of relieving pain, preventing tumours and having antiviral propertie ...

Stationary Engine Museum

Created on 29 September 2014. Posted in Activities

... before various engines were housed in Ron’s workshop. Eventually a plot off Bush Road was found and purchased from Wylde Bros at a reasonable price. The next step was to build a suitable structure. Len ...

The Shire Eco Lodge

Created on 18 September 2014. Posted in Accommodation

... g the art of bending wood for the shaped ribs of the chalet and after many trials, lamination was found not only to be the solution but also a fascinating art! Care to detail sets this venue apart as ea ...