A Sweet Day at Meadowsweet

Meadowsweet Combined School is home to 693 learners from Grade R to Grade 12. Today the Grade 12 Physical Science students delighted in a special visit from Dr Derek Fish of the UniZulu Science Centre, University of Zululand. Dr Fish has produced sixteen hours of...

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Father’s Day in the Mountains

South Africa joins many countries around the world to celebrate Father’s Day. And this year we propose a road trip to celebrate Father’s Day in the Mountains. Usually, Father’s Day occurs on the 3rd Sunday of June, and this makes it Sunday the 20th of June this year....

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Adventure in the Central Drakensberg

It’s all happening in the mountains! Adventure in the Central Drakensberg is closer than you think! For those willing to brave the cold, snow has started falling and we expect more snowfall until Thursday this week. But be warned, bring plenty of warm clothes,...

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Birthday Celebrations and More!

Imagine waking up to the breathtaking views of the mountains on your birthday. It does not have to be a grand affair but there is still room for plenty of sparkle! Milestone birthdays are extra special and worth a big celebration with friends and family. So, if you...

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The Drakensberg Night Skies

A weekend of astronomical wonders discovering the Drakensberg night skies. With Dr. Derek Fish to guide you around our beautiful, dark, autumn skies. He is here to answer all your questions as you gaze up to the starry skies. Watch the most beautiful painting unfold...

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Has Winter Come Early?

Some days it does feel like winter has come early! Last week we saw the first Autumn snowfall on the Drakensberg range this year. And while it was just a sprinkling of snow, the temperatures plummeted considerably. Winter only sets in towards the end of June, so we...

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Flow Yoga at The Nest Hotel

Valley Yoga with Tania is offering Flow Yoga at The Nest Hotel. Stretch your body and your mind with this creative flow. The bowling green at The Nest doubles up as the perfect spot to meet with Tania. Besides being a championship bowling green, it is the space where...

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Freedom Day in the Mountains

We wish you all a splendid Freedom Day and hope you are enjoying a well-deserved break! It started off as a chilly morning here in the mountains, but the sun is out, and it is warming up. Hopefully wherever you are the day lends to some outdoor activities with the...

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Farmers Market in the Central Drakensberg

Welcome to the new Farmers Market in the Central Drakensberg – The Farmers Lawn. Upon arriving at the crossroad that leads you to the Central Drakensberg, is a new kid on the block. Located diagonally across from Thokosiza on selected Saturdays is The Farmers Lawn. It...

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10 Reasons to Marry in Autumn

We give you 10 Reasons to Marry in Autumn and why it is such a popular choice! One of the first things that come to mind when planning your wedding is setting the date. Rather than thinking about a date, start with a season. Then plan your date around that season....

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