The next day we went to the Underberg Cheesery. They weren’t making any cheese but there were lots to taste. My favourite was flavoured with garden herbs. We learnt how they make cheese. Milk is mainly water, (87%). They get milk from animals, like cows, goats and sheep. Then they warm the milk and add […]
While we were waiting for the Taniwha, we did a little road trip. We went to a place near Underberg called Khotso Horse Trails Campsite. On the drive there were lots of pot holes in the road, Daddy had to swerve them or he said we could break the hire car’s axle. Then it started […]
The history of the Good Hope store is linked to the Sani Pass between South Africa and Lesotho and the Good Hope farm at the base which was initially acquired by Sir Keith Murray in 1890. Trading at the base of the pass took place in the mid 1920s but it was only in 1929 […]
ORGANISATIONAL BACKGROUND Alfred Nzo Community Radio is a community radio station based in Mt Ayliff, Eastern Cape. It was founded in 2007 and its frequency modulation is 98.3 and 93.8 MHz. broadcasting in the following languages: IsiXhosa – 60%, Sesotho – 10%, IsiZulu – 10%, English – 10%, Indigenous – 10% It is a Non-profit […]
Only three days until my Marathon Of The Year – Deloittes Challenge 42.2. It’s a lovely little trot down the North Coast and if the weather predictions hold the wind will be at my back! Last year my time was 5:27 and if I crack 5:26 or lower, the elusive chocolate brownie at the Underberg […]
Do you know who produced the ingredients in your lunch? Every meal I eat I am able to thank almost everyone personally for the contribution they made to my plate of food. Not forgetting the butterflies, rivers, bees, farm workers, sunshine and shop keepers that all played a role before the ingredients got to my […]
Hello and welcome to the second part of my South Africa series. We previously discussed my top travel tips to the county, but in this post I’ll be discussing the KwaZulu province in more detail. My previous post explains the best ways to get around the county and where to find the best places to […]
Cycling 15kms to school each morning along country roads in Underberg gave Terrence Khawula plenty of time to think. His parents were farm workers and he needed to supplement their income as soon as he was able. Along with other boys on the farm, he became a caddie at the Underberg Country Club on weekends. […]
For the past 6 and a half months I have been living in a lovely little town hilariously named Frick. The town name has been the core of many of my jokes since I found out I would be moving there in April of last year. Frick is a small town (just under 10km^2, half […]
Hot on the heels of unveiling the first taste of his exciting new global multi-EP project with feel good single ‘After The Sun’, Kim Churchill today unveils the song’s official clip, alongside the release date of the project’s first EP titled ‘I AM’ and a slew of national and international tour dates.
UCllr Ngeneleni Mncwabe oyimeya yomkhandlu i Dr Nkosazane Dlamini Zuma Municipality usinde edutshulwa izolo ekhaya lakhe. Isithombe: ndz.gov.za Udaba ngu Sibulelo Dlamini Imibiko iveza ukuthi ngezikhathi zakusihlwa izolo (20 ku Nhlolanja), imeya yomkhandlu i Dr Nkosazane Dlamini Zuma Municipality ihlaselwe abantu abangaziwa ekhaya layo elise Underberg ngaphansi kuka wadi 3. Kuvela ukuthi abenzi bobubi badubule […]
Now that I’ve re-mastered how to manage a right-hand drive stick on shit roads again, we double-time it back down the Pass and return to Underberg. Liquor store’s still closed. We look up directions to Coffee Bay and it’s still over 6 hours from here. Thaaaaat’ll put us in after dark probably. Better make haste. […]
What the hell is that sound? There’s something outside the window. “You hear that?”, “Yeah, what is that?”, “Let’s play: Monkeys or Geese!” It’s geese. Alright geese, we’re up we’re up. Sun’s just rising, gonna get a nice and early start today. Next move: Turn all notifications off for every app on my phone. Should […]
Certainly, Sani Pass is one of the most striking and picturesque mountains passes in entire Africa. The Sani Pass falls between South Africa and the neighbor country- Lesotho. As it is the only road which passes the summit of the Drakensberg Mountain, and the only pass that attracts most of the adventurous travelers to visit. […]
BILLY SUTER reports that South African music icon P J Powers will be among acts on the Legends Stage at this year’s Splashy Fen Music festival (the 30th) near Underberg in April.
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