This week The New York Times featured one of the Karoo’s (and South Africa’s) greatest secrets – Prince Albert, an 18th century village they describe as “an oasis of sorts, a dusty Afrikaans dorp, or farming village” that’s like suddenly “spying the Emerald City after a long trek on the Yellow Brick Road”. Before the […]
From sea to sky, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) shines like no other South African province – its 600km-long, beach-lined coast is an unparalleled playground for visitors and locals alike…
Once upon a time… in a beautiful forest on the magical Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains… writes Sheryn Nader who took these beautiful photographs of nature’s delight in South Africa’s newest world heritage site. Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains in Mpumalanga was officially declared a World Heritage Site in July 2018, becoming South Africa’s 10th World Heritage site, and the […]
Seeing the world is great and all, but South Africa has no shortage when it comes to fun-filled adventures.
Makhonjwa comprises 40% of the Barberton Greenstone Belt, one of the world’s oldest geological structures.
It’s well known that Africa is one of the most — if not THE most — geographically diverse places in the entire world. It should come as no surprise then that it would also feature some of the most interesting and unique mountain ranges and peaks.
Each is unique and offer a range of experiences, including plant life, wildlife, majestic mountain views, cave paintings and more.
Long before the formation of the African continent, the Makhonjwa Mountains pierced the surface of the ocean and witnessed the evolution of life.