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12 Decades Art Hotel Johannesburg on My Lime Boots

  My recent travels around South Africa have brought about a renewed sense of appreciation for the city I call home, Joburg, as well as encouraging me to evaluate how I perceive and use this space. All too often in life, I find myself becoming complacent with Joburg and not pushing my home city boundaries. […]

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Come Explore With Me Spier Wine Farm on My Lime Boots

  It’s a Wednesday afternoon and I’m driving with my friend Kerry through the streets of Stellenbosch, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. A sense of excitement is building from that mysterious place within we call the soul, as I navigate my way through these familiar streets. For a period in my life, […]

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Val du Charron Wine and Olive Estate on My Lime Boots

  The grand dame that is Val du Charron Wine and Olive Estate dramatically welcomes me as I navigate a brief dirt road just outside the town of Wellington, before entering the majestically welcoming drive. I get the sense that, as I enter the grounds, she ever so slightly nods her head in a time-honoured […]

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Come Explore With Me Wildekrans Wine Estate on My Lime Boots

It’s a Monday morning and I’m in a vineyard on a wine farm in Bot River. A cool sea breeze dances teasingly around my person, bringing a momentary respite from the relentless South Africa sun beating down upon my back. In fact, I am in the Pinot Noir block on the farm and the winemaker, […]

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The Backroads of Bot River in Ford Ranger

  Social Media never ceases to amaze me. Not only the extent to which the various platforms have become so intertwined in our everyday lives, but even more so when the social element transcends into the physical space. Blows my mind every time!   And so it was that Bryan Milne and I made contact. […]

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West Coast Calling Port Owen to Langebaan on My Lime Boots

On to the final leg of my West Coast Adventure, as I explore from Port Owen to Langebaan, before finally heading back to Cape Town. See my first and second posts in this series for more about my reasoning for taking this trip and the things that have caught my attention to this point.   As my […]

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West Coast Calling Lamberts Bay to Port Owen on My Lime Boots

I recently spent a week exploring the Cape West Coast, something I have wanted to do for some time; a possible bucket list item (see my first post in the series here). Equipped with my Ford EcoSport, a nifty little suburban SUV, I was ready to explore the backroads and dirt roads, the tarred roads […]

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West Coast Calling Strandfontein to Lamberts Bay

For as long as I can remember I have wanted to travel and explore the Cape West Coast. The small towns; bursting with excitement and an untamed desire to share their secrets from our unique South African history. The culture; so diverse and wonderfully refreshing from that of my little corner of our great country. […]

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