The Namaqualand Flower Route lies about a five hours' drive north of Cape Town, in a series of drives that focus on the towns of Garies, Springbok, Kamieskroon and Port Nolloth, way up the N7.
In South Africa we are fortunate to receive sunshine the whole year round, so we thought it best to feature some of our favourite solar gadgets for the season.
Each year concerned members of the public bring sea turtles, washed up on Western Cape beaches, to the Aquarium for rehabilitation.
Situated in a charming old house in Raleigh Street, in the vibrant suburb of Richmond, this character-filled shop is one not to miss.
"I could not have chosen a more relaxing year-end time out. I’m aboard the Shayamanzi Houseboat and we're setting sail in the Kingdom of Zululand..."