Darlington Dam

A few months ago we spent a weekend on a friend's farm near Darlington Dam and he took us for a quick drive to see what the dam looked like. Unfortunately we didn't get to go to the dam wall itself, so my picture is of the runoff below the wall. Darlington Dam, also referred … Continue reading Darlington Dam

So many activities to do around Addo

When you mention Addo, most people think elephants.  They wouldn't be wrong though BUT, these days Addo is so much more than just elephants.  Crisscross Adventures is a tour and adventure activity company based in the Sundays River Valley and they offer a wide range of activities from tours to the Addo Elephant National Park … Continue reading So many activities to do around Addo

Reading the travel book one page at a time – Tree lined lane

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page - St AugustineVery true words indeed.  But I also believe that while travelling you need to go off the beaten track every now and then as well otherwise you will just keep seeing what everybody else sees.  There really isn't … Continue reading Reading the travel book one page at a time – Tree lined lane

Discover the Sundays River Valley and Greater Addo route

The brand new destination promotion video for the Sundays River Valley and Greater Addo area have recently been released by Addo Tourism and ECTOUR showing how stunning this area right on Port Elizabeth's doorstep is.  It also illustrates what I'vebeen saying for a while now, that Addo is a fully fledged destination now and so … Continue reading Discover the Sundays River Valley and Greater Addo route

Paddling on the Sundays River

The Sundays River Valley and Addo is synonymous with the Addo Elephant National Park and have never really been a holiday destination unless you went to visit the Addo Park.  But this has all changed.  The Addo area is about so much more than just elephants these days.  It has actually developed into a holiday destination all on its … Continue reading Paddling on the Sundays River

Sand sledding with the guys from Chasing the Rainbow

The guys over at Chasing the Rainbow has been exploring around Port Elizabeth using the Nelson Mandela Bay Pass.  One of the experiences they went to do was to cruise on the Sundays River Ferry and go sand sledding on the dunes at Colchester.  Looking for a video to post for today I found this … Continue reading Sand sledding with the guys from Chasing the Rainbow