One of the things we love most about travelling are those rare moments when the world seems to shrink in on itself around you. The times when you end up in a place that literally sucks the reality out of your being and leaves you feeling teeny tiny but at the same time hugely significant. Those places where time ceases to exist, where your spirit takes charge and where the meaning of life is within your grasp.
Travelstart asked us to share what we love about travelling. For us, travel is about more than just seeing new places and doing new things together as a family. It is magic in its simplest and most humanly accessible form.
There are certain places where the fabric between magic and reality is torn. Places where people gather and become still and contemplative. These places recharge your spirit and make you content, they strengthen you emotionally and remind you what an amazing gift it is to be alive.
Here are 9 of our most magical places in our beautiful rainbow nation, South Africa:
We are in the hospitality business, and our crazy season is looming. Where others are winding down for the year, and counting down to their annual holiday, we are working up to a period of non-stop work, intense stress and relentless chaos. So when deciding where to spend our last precious family holiday for the year, we settled on the ultimate in family relaxation – a farm stay at Lowestoffe Country Lodge near Hogsback.Continue reading…