Cluster d’Hote Restaurant, Sutherland

In one of the oldest properties in Sutherland you will find something extremely special if you are a foodie – a gastronomical feast of note! Built in and around 1880 this magnificently restored building by the Marais family on Piet Retief Street houses a really fine restaurant owned and run by Johann and Anelia Marias. […]

Kambro-Kind Guest House Sutherland, Karoo

Driving into Sutherland late at night in rain and freezing cold wind, it was a welcome site to see the signboard KAMBROKIND GUEST HOUSE on our left on the Main Road in Sutherland an old style bed and breakfast graded four stars and after a night spent there – a well earned four stars! This […]

Sutherland – the coldest place in South Africa

Day one of our latest trip through South Africa took us from Cape Town to Sutherland in the heart of the Karoo recently. Unfortunately the heavens opened up as we drove out of Cape I have wanted to visit Sutherland for many years – since the telescope SALT (Southern Africa Large Telescope) was built and I […]

A Gastronomic Experience of note in Abu Dhabi

In April this year, Tiny and I travelled to Abu Dhabi for a short break in search of some sun and to check out their cuisine. This was our first time there and what an eye opener! all I can say is World watch out…. these guys mean business when it comes to their plan to dominate the […]