We invited Jason McCall and his partner Kate to experience Midlands Saddle and Trout, and give us feedback on their stay. After a few weeks of seriously stressful radio work * Note : Stressful doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy it * – (it just means after getting one more message from Tannie Sharleze from ooomhlanga …… Continue reading Guest Post: Midlands Saddle & Trout
Winter is finally behind us, so bring in the change of seasons and welcome the country’s most spectacular season with some exploration of the countryside. Hunt down the best display of the flowering Namaqualand daisy, find your new favourite picnic spot for the summer, discover local wine routes or ear mark a tranquil forest walk…… Continue reading Spring has Sprung!
If there were any place to truly embrace the beauty of winter, it would be the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands and the Drakensberg. Though we are fast approaching the end of the year’s coldest season, snow fall is still a possibility in the Underberg area as a last hurrah to the freeze of winter. So, if you…… Continue reading Blissful Berg Beauty
If you hadn’t heard about South Africa’s dismal loss to Japan, you must have been lost at sea. Who didn’t watch that match right? We could all agree this was a seriously gloomy start to our participation in the Rugby World Cup, but after the shock had subsided, we rallied together, as South Africans always…… Continue reading South Africa, we stand proud!
The annual Sani Pass trek for CHOC – The Childhood Cancer Foundation – is in its 6th year this year, and is aimed at raising funds for children with cancer and life threatening blood disorders. The CHOC trek which takes place on 9 August, calls on those who are willing to enter the challenge for…… Continue reading The Great CHOC Trek
If you are planning a trip to the Drakensberg and looking to conquer any one of the magnificent hiking trails throughout this region – whether it is a day trip or an overnight cave hike, there are a few essential items and tips to remember… Essentials to pack for a day hike Whether it is…… Continue reading Calling All Avid Adventurers!
Day Six of this epic adventure saw the brave hikers ascend only higher and deeper into the Drakensberg range, facing plummeting temperatures, muscle ache, fatigue and a lack of water. Nevertheless the intrepid five braved the elements and continued on that morning through Xeni Pass and over the ridge past the landmark known as the…… Continue reading The Rhino Army Grand Traverse (Part Two)
The Midlands Saddle and Trout is a divine getaway for families and couples looking to escape the busy city life for a country retreat offering plenty of fresh, crisp air and gorgeous surrounding scenery. For wonderful views of rolling meadows, the peaceful lake and bubbling streams, escape to the KwaZulu-Natal midlands for a slice of…… Continue reading Are you in need of a relaxing countryside getaway?
Family vacations are the best it’s always nice to get away from home and spend quality time with the family, but most parents always have to worry about what facilities will be available for their children. Will there be a local park in the area, jungle gyms or board games? There is lot’s to choose…… Continue reading 4 Child Friendly Resorts