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Feast for the senses

The rugged beauty of white-washed walls, typical of Cape Dutch architecture, is revealed in contemporary perfection at Babylonstoren farm and hotel.

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Ties that bind

“Mine is smaller than yours” was the unlikely slogan on a T-shirt worn by a burly man at the Slow Food Market in Stellenbosch, about an hour’s drive from Cape Town. Further investigation revealed however that this memorable phrase merely indicated that he was a dedicated exponent of bonsai.

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Enjoy the whole nine yards

From fresh spinach to stilt-walkers, you can find them all at Victoria Yards ‒ Johannesburg’s inner-city art, craft and gardening project.

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Serenity in suburbia

For one weekend a year, one of South Africa’s most important historic houses shares its exquisite garden with the public to raise money for charity.

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Africa aflame

The warm, north-facing slopes of Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden are home to a spectacular display of aloes during winter.

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