Monthly Archives: December 2013

Relief from the drought – Rhino Tracking at Desert Rhino Camp

“What do the Norwegians say” is often the question my family ask when we want to know the weather forecast. For some reason the Norwegian weather website ( seems to be the most reliable and is widely used by farmers in Southern Africa.   The “Norwegians” said rain was forecast for Damaraland where we were [...]

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Big Daddy – To climb or not to climb? By Cedarberg Travel

To climb or not to climb the Big Daddy Dune, Sossusvlei, Namibia? By Mari Jacobs   The Namib desert dunes have been there for millions of years. Some believe it was the sand of the Orange river that was spilled into the strong Benguela current and carried back on land by strong winds that created [...]

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Zimbabwe Safaris – 10 reasons why you should visit…

One in a series of blog posts where we attempt to identify the distinguishing characteristics of a particular country in terms of its appeal to visitors and the major reasons why you should visit. Here are my top ten (highly subjective) reasons in favour of Zimbabwe safaris… 1)    Victoria Falls year round The Victoria Falls [...]

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Johannesburg day tours – Off the Beaten Track

We offer the full gamut of Johannesburg day tours in the city  including Soweto, downtown Johannesburg, the Apartheid Museum and the Constitutional Court. Other clients like to see the neighbouring city of Pretoria, even adding in a visit to the nearby Cullinan Diamond Mine. But we also have a number of off the beaten track Johannesburg city [...]

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Kate Bergh is co-founder of Cedarberg African Travel, a specialist tour operator for Southern and East Africa.

She heads up the South African office, having lived in South Africa since 1993. Her home looks up to the Cedarberg Mountains, where she enjoys hiking and cycling, when she’s not out discovering new places to visit, with her three children in tow. Kate has travelled extensively throughout the region to Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe as well as most areas of South Africa. She also loves history, meeting people and a good thriller...


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