While Debbie was soaking up the stillness and serenity of Churchhaven, Annie & Co headed off to see and savour Franschhoek. Ever on the lookout for outstanding places to stay and experiences to enjoy, Annie spent an immersive few days cherry-picking the very best that Franschhoek has to offer.
Dex recently championed another exciting, once-in-a-lifetime safari and conservation experience. Along with a team of conservationists and wildlife relocation specialists, he travelled to Phinda in KwaZulu Natal to relocate a small herd of elephants. A unique and pioneering feature of this Tracking Silent Giants trip, was that it was live-streamed exclusively to an audience of YPO members and families around the globe, of which Dex has been a member since 2008.
Take the road that hugs the West coastline from Cape Town, and 1,5 hours later you’ll find yourself in The West Coast National Park. Here, the crystal-clear waters of the lagoon, along with alabaster dunes, wetlands and fynbos will greet you.
Say sayonara to pandemic fatigue and treat yourself to a luxury safari getaway. While Covid19 has undoubtedly brought some strange times, it’s also brought some never-to-be-repeated benefits – like discounted stays at premier lodges and reserves.
It isn’t often that you get to head out to the hinterlands to explore hidden history, enjoy a spot of luxury and completely unplug. But that is what we did.
Only 3 hours from Cape Town is the dramatic landscape of the Cedarberg. And, nestled in a valley, amidst ancient art and vibrant russet rock formations, is Bushmans Kloof.