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Whale Tales


Winter is a very special time of the year for Umngazi, as guests are greeted to the sight of the Humpback Whales, which are the most commonly seen whale species off the Wild Coast.… Read the rest

Farewell to an Old Friend


Madelaine Mlungwana : 26/12/1956 – 14/06/2015 

Hamba uxolile Mama Madelaine! Go in peace our Mother Madelaine! 

Sizokukhumbula. We will miss you! Read the rest

Slow braised red wine oxtail


(This recipe serves 8) Ingredients: 3kg oxtail Seasoned flour – (flour, salt, pepper, mixed herbs) Sunflower oil – to brown the meat 3 large onions – sliced 3 cloves garlic – chopped 1 bottle good red wine Beef stock – enough to cover oxtail 1 bouquet garni (thyme, parsley) Salt and cracked pepper 2 bay leaves 3 tablespoons red currant jelly Peel of ½ lemon Peel of ½ orange 600g carrots – sliced 1½ tablespoon lemon juice 1½ tablespoon tomato paste  
Method: Oven 150°C Trim oxtails of as much fat as possible.… Read the rest

Show you care with the ‘One in a Million’ Campaign


With poaching completely out of control, Africa is facing a massive wildlife crisis. The Blue Sky Society Trust ‘One in a Million’ campaign is the latest initiative to help wildlife conservation and maintain the beauty that Africa so dearly holds.… Read the rest

TRI THE BELOVED COUNTRY BY KIM VAN KETS


What makes a working mother and average athlete decide to take on a massive physical and mental challenge to run, cycle and kayak the perimeter of South Africa, covering 6772 kilometres in less than five months?… Read the rest
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