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A Short History of Stutterheim

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

... into the area in the first millennium. Missionaries arrived in the area in the 1830s from the Berlin Missionary Society, who established the Bethel Mission Station in 1837. At about the same time a fort ...

The Khologha Boardwalk - When Dreams Become Reality.

Created on 28 September 2015. Posted in Stories of the area

... site. With much enthusiasm, on Saturday 5 June, everyone sorted themselves into groups and in no time at all, planks were being screwed into place, handrails fitted and varnish applied. This idea may ...

Cyrtanthus

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

... the southern parts of Eastern Cape. The genus Cyrtanthus can conveniently be placed into two distinct groups, namely deciduous and evergreen species. The deciduous members may be further divided into ...

"Mountain of Healers"

Created on 15 September 2015. Posted in In the press

...  A closely related Protea, the intrepid sugarbush Protea caffra, grows nearby, developing into a small tree and sometimes hybridising with P. simplex, giving rise to individual plants intermediate bet ...

"3 ROMANTIC VALENTINE’S ESCAPES"

Created on 13 August 2015. Posted in In the press

... you gaze over the vineyards, tour the famous herb garden, sample award-winning wines from the house bar or take a short drive into Franschhoek. – Fiona McIntosh 021 874 1021 www.alleebleue.co.za 2. Igababa ...

Ultimate 4×4 Trails & Adventures in Eastern Cape

Created on 13 August 2015. Posted in In the press

... (11) Offcamber Adventures 4×4 – run by Tony Webb and his wife, Sharon – is in the heart of the Elands River Valley. The trail is divided into four sections, the first three being more like obstacle courses, ...

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

Created on 13 August 2015. Posted in In the press

... the area a disillusioned man. His successor, Pastor Albert Kropf, rebuilt the mission church twice and is credited with helping translate the Bible into Xhosa. Some ten kilometres out of town, with a ...

"South Africa's top Green Hotels"

Created on 13 August 2015. Posted in In the press

...  The Oyster Box Hotel, located on the beach in Umhlanga, may not look very environmentally friendly but in fact when the hotel was re-built a lot of effort went into ensuring the hotel was as green ...

"Romantic Valentine's Escapes"

Created on 13 August 2015. Posted in In the press

... minutes) or walk from the Upper Cable Station. Fortunately your bags and cooler box will be waiting for you on arrival. – Fiona McIntosh 021 712 7471, www.tmnp.co.za 2. The Shire Ecolodge, Stutterheim, Eastern ...

"Flyfishing in the Eastern Cape Highlands"

Created on 13 August 2015. Posted in In the press

... that part of the planet, which helped ensure that our planned walk into the mountains would be a wild goose chase of the purest kind. We set off along a cattle path and, once around the corner, were ...

Aloe Arborescens

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

... a rocky ridge or cliff.   Aloe arborescens has many medicinal uses due to its regenerative and healing powers. The Zulu people use the leaves of this plant, dried and pounded into a powder, as a protection ...

12 Amazing Facts about Amahlathi

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

... he pastor of Bethel Mission was also a great linguist. He translated the New Testament into Xhosa in 1865. 8) Dr. Basil Dormer was schooled in Cathcart before studying medicine. A brilliant doctor,  ...

1906 on Hill B&B

Created on 02 December 2014. Posted in Bed and Breakfast

...  and Oregan flooring. When the Hosts Terence + Emma bought the home, they dreamed of turning it into a B+B. ———————— “We could always see it as B+B, it’s magnificence just lends itself to hostin ...

Kologha Forest Walks

Created on 29 September 2014. Posted in Activities

    Step into a different world, one unspoiled by man and revel in the natural beauty of the Khologha Forest. This pristine indigenous forest is the second largest natural forest in South Africa ...

Eagles Ridge Country House

Created on 18 September 2014. Posted in Bed and Breakfast

... a catholic convent, the old kitchen has now been transformed into a delightful licensed restaurant-art gallery. Serving a delicious variety of meals, fresh, home produced, organic vegetables, are used ...

The Shire Eco Lodge

Created on 18 September 2014. Posted in Bed and Breakfast

... e area.  Nestled at the edge of the Xholora Forest, a visit to The Shire Eco Lodge is like entering into another world. Whether you choose self catering or B&B, these chalets offer absolute luxury. T ...

The Shire Eco Lodge

Created on 18 September 2014. Posted in Self-Catering

... e area.  Nestled at the edge of the Xholora Forest, a visit to The Shire Eco Lodge is like entering into another world. Whether you choose self catering or B&B, these chalets offer absolute luxury. T ...

The Shire Eco Lodge

Created on 18 September 2014. Posted in Camping

... e area.  Nestled at the edge of the Xholora Forest, a visit to The Shire Eco Lodge is like entering into another world. Whether you choose self catering or B&B, these chalets offer absolute luxury. T ...