Shamwari Game Reserve – Garden Route Part III

Hello again my dear readers, Our Garden Route adventure continues. Just to bring you up to date: after two heavenly days at Plettenberg Bay Hotel and Spa we headed off to Shamwari Game Park. Shamwari (meaning My Friend) Private Game Reserve is in one of the malaria free zones in South Africa situated in the East Cape Province. Stretching 25,000 hectares over a malaria free landscape, it offers an award-winning nature experience and is one of the largest private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa. After a few hours drive from Plettenberg Bay, we arrived at the park on time for lunch. We were escorted to a circular shaped large green lawn where in the...

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South Africa – Garden Route Part I

Hello, my dear readers. If you are planning a trip to South Africa, try to include two more activities into your already busy itinerary: one is to hire a car and take a gorgeous drive along the Garden Route and two – spend at least two days at one of the many game park reserves this country is proud to offer.  True to my word, on our 7th trip to this lovely country, we finally did just that!!! My excuse for not doing it sooner is that our prime reason for going to South Africa every year is to visit my in-laws and spend as much time with them as possible. If you do,...

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