Tag: South Africa

Comrades Marathon 2015

Can you believe that the Comrades Marathon was a soldier’s dream? Vic Clapham founded the Marathon in 1921 never knowing that 93 years later, close to twenty thousand runners would take to the road from Durban to Pietermaritzburg to Run his dream.

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South African Rooibos Tea

If you come to South Africa, you are sure to drink some Rooibos Tea. Grown in the Cape floral kingdom Rooibos is actually a herb and not a tea, for tea we brew the dried leave and make a herbal infusion which has a distinctive colour, flavour (sweet and fruity) and aroma very distinctive from other teas.

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Cancer research funded in South Africa

Some time we need to stop and smell the roses as they say. When the news is positive for a change, and we see a government spending our tax payer money for the good of the people. The good news is – 37 million rand will be shared out to 3 universities in South Africa for research towards fighting cancer.

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Budget traveller’s South African road trip

A budget trip from Knysna to Cape Town. Produced by South African Tourism. This is the 3rd and final episode of budget traveller’s South African road trip. Watch as Kash Bhattacharya finds the hidden gems and conquers his fear of heights, finds a cat named Terrence and drives along one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in the world.

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