African shoestrings – South Africa Day three

The women at the tourist information place in Ficksburg told us that this place was considered weird by the locals but she herself thought it was "quite nice". The Lonely Planet described it as a "dare to be different" sort of a place and gave it such a rap that we had to see it... Continue Reading →

Upper Slaughter in the Cotswolds photo

The village of Upper Slaughter in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds is one mile away from Lower Slaughter and sits on a gentle grassy slope above the stream that connects the two villages. Once the village was dominated by a Norman castle but all that can be seen of it today are the remains of the motte... Continue Reading →

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