Posts Tagged ‘Drakensberg’
Here in South Africa, we do Christmas a little different. We don’t have a ‘White Christmas’, with land covered in snow, and Santa on a Sled. Here, we have Santa driving a Land Rover with his Reindeer huddled in the back, all trying to steal a chance at flapping their tongues in the wind.
Instead of roast Chicken or Turkey and Cranberry sauce, we Braai Chops and Wors with a side dish of Salad Greens, Baked Beans, Spicey Curry dishes, Pap and freshly baked rolls. (more…)
If peace and quiet is what you’re after then The Drakensberg Traverse is the most perfect trek you could imagine.
There have been the first sittings of snow on the Berg! Like all of you living on the east coast, snow is a somewhat unfathomable enigma that both excites and confuses.
Friends, Roman’s and countrymen lend me your ears! How many of you have already planned a complete itinerary, ensuring each moments of your kids holiday is planned and filled with activities? No? Well of course you haven’t! I know, like every other parent, you’ve been busy. So I’m going to help you plan a short notice, quickie holiday for you and the family to enjoy this July!
Well do not despair friends because the winter school holidays are coming up! Watching movies under the covers and sipping hot chocolate!
Enjoy the perfection of this season whilst taking a well-deserved break in the Drakensberg region. There is no other period throughout the year that offers this perfect a climate with warm days and light nights nothing could be better.
Year after year, holiday resorts in Drakensberg are filled to the brim with tourists from within the country and abroad, all of whom seem to be seeking out a similar kind of experience: one that involves the great outdoors, breath-taking scenery and plenty of fun activities and it’s not only the thrill-seekers and active ones that find themselves having a good time at resorts in the area. Spa treatments are one of the main attractors to resorts in the region so you can be guaranteed a vacation that will excite as well as rejuvenate when booking your stay through Optima Holidays. (more…)
The thought of a vacation in an area that promises scenic views from high mountain peaks, adventure and exhilarating activities and the opportunity to relax with soothing spa treatments is enough to wet anyone’s appetite. It’s the kind of thing you would have to try hard to resist so with all the holiday resorts in Drakensberg available for booking with the help of Optima Holidays. Travelling to the Drakensberg with your partner, family, or friends is the perfect way to rejuvenate and bond with those you care for and given the fact that you will not have to break bank in order to afford the trip, you would need a brilliant excuse for not taking up this offer. (more…)