Final destination – Cape Town (Days 4-6)

The exquisite beauty of Knysna had left us speechless and it is not without reason that this area is so popular with tourists all year round. However, we had to move on to our final destination – the highlight of the trip – Cape Town (CT). As mentioned in my earlier post, having booked a little late, we could not find any accommodation in CT … Continue reading Final destination – Cape Town (Days 4-6)

Ostrich capital of the world…in Klein Karoo (Day 2)

This is the second post of my travel series outlining our road trip from Joburg to Cape Town. Having spent the first night at Graaff-Reinet and been totally awe struck by the Valley of Desolation, with even higher expectations we set off for our next destination – Oudtshoorn. Situated in the Western Cape, about 320kms from Graaff, we hoped to reach this town in under … Continue reading Ostrich capital of the world…in Klein Karoo (Day 2)

Re-discovering road trips – trip to The Berg

Anyone who has travelled within India would agree that long-ish road trips in India, while being fun, adventurous, exciting, etc..are unfortunately not the most comfortable or quick! Highways – where they exist – are riddled with potholes, excess traffic (and I don’t mean just automobiles) and lack basic amenities like toilets. The last being a major deterrent for female travellers. Hence, my roads trips were … Continue reading Re-discovering road trips – trip to The Berg