Around the South African Table at Leopard’s Leap

Food is a big part of travel and relationship: once you have shared a local meal with someone in a place other than your hometown, you instantly have a deeper connection.

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Do you know of a place you can go to do as little as possible?

Formerly, these huts were reserved for hardened diamond divers, employed to scour the ocean floor when conditions allowed or simply roll over and head back to bed when the howling monster of the west wind tormented these seas.

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The potholed road to paradise

The only reminder of last night’s adventure was the muddied cars that stood parked between me and my view of the ocean.  Incredibly, and overnight, with a little help from the sunshine, this landscape had transformed into a paradise beyond my expectations.

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