The village of Kaapsche Hoop about 28 kms outside Nelspruit  is just one of many places that blossomed then faded away during the gold rush of the 1850’s and 1860’s.


In 1874, 30 penniless artists mounted an exhibition of their work in Paris. The month long show attracted about 3500 visitors but there were few sales.


Hugo Nellmapius built a dairy farm as a legacy in the village of Irene outside Pretoria.


The Midlands Meander is a rural area in KwaZuluNatal with rolling green hills, small villages, green forest


In June 1986 an expert from Sotheby’s in London traveled to Bloemfontein to meet a farmer from the Eastern Cape, to view two paintings which the farmer said he had inherited.


Midstreamers are fortunate to have one of the world's largest urban nature reserves only 30 minutes away from home.


A perfect village on the Canal du Midi


The Nivernais Canal is part of a circular ring of four canals through Burgundy.


The Victoria Falls is a spectacular place.


South Africans remember the Alabama from an Afrikaans folk song “Daar kom die Alabama”, traditionally sung in the Cape on Tweedenuwejaar.


 The emperor Tiberius left Rome in AD 26, never to return. He spent the rest of his life on the island of Capri on the Amalfi coast, where he built several villas.


New England has six states - Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine.


Harald Pager was an Austrian who came to South Africa after the Second World War. He was a designer, artist and photographer of wide experience.


From the country town of Winterton in Natal, follow the road towards the Cathedral Peak Hotel until you reach the Brotherton trading store by the bridge over the Mhlwa

alpine valley

Champagne Castle was named, so the story goes, when a climber dropped his celebration bottle of bubbly from the peak before he could toast his success.