North West Province

The Boomslang vs. the Chameleon

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In the bush, anything can happen. Elephants can block the road, or rivers can overflow making roads a bit of an obstacle course, and sometimes, when guests are being escorted to their suites, little creatures emerge and get in the way. More →

Hakuna Matata on the long road to Joburg – Tony Park in South Africa

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Hakuna Matata, the painfully memorable song from Disney’s The Lion King, sung by Timon the meerkat and Pumba the warthog is Swahili for ‘no worries’ or something like that.

You won’t hear Swahili spoken in South Africa, but you will see lots of references to the movie, even on the long and (dare I say it) boring road from Upington to Johannesburg.

As an Australian I like to think I’m used to travelling long distances.  We Aussies zip around the UK and cross borders in Europe with about as much angst and driver fatigue as a quick trip to Aunty Dot’s place in Umina for a Sunday barbie. More →

Robert Allenby & Golfing Legend Gary Player at Sun City
Australian professional golfer Robert Allenby lent a helping hand at Sun City  –  switching on the Christmas lights with children from the Reach For A Dream Foundation ahead of the first day of the Nedbank Golf Challenge.

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Robert Allenby & Golfing Legend Gary Player at Sun City

Australian professional golfer Robert Allenby lent a helping hand at Sun City  –  switching on the Christmas lights with children from the Reach For A Dream Foundation ahead of the first day of the Nedbank Golf Challenge.

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