Category Archive: MUST GO (!) PLACES

Kenmo Lake; the perfect picnic spot

This weekend I discovered that I am what they call in the States, a leaf peeper: someone who actively seeks out Autumn-bearing trees, most notably the Oak tree, the Poplar tree and the… Continue reading

Centocow; more than just a Mission

I went home with much more than just a few pictures.

St Mary’s Seminary, the great unknown!

Though St Mary’s Seminary is near a busy Ixopo road, no-one would think that a little inconspicuous dirt road that juts off and that climbs a steep hill, would take you to a place so grand and captivating as this.

Mua Mission: In search of something ‘different’

Ever since we passed them on the road – wild, unpredictable and masked, I wanted to know more about the Gule Wamkulu and it’s secret society. Of all places to learn about it, it was the beautiful Mua Mission that shed light on this sacred ceremony…

The Grande Hotel; I finally got in!

I can’t  count how many times I have driven past the Grande Hotel, staring up at this magnificent, yet derelict building and wondering how to get in! I can hear some of my… Continue reading