, This road trip along the Garden Route and Eastern Cape was, hands down, one of the best trips of my life A lot of you have with a LOT of good stuff Table Mountain Bench Early in the afternoon, we made our way to nearby East London Airport and caught our hourlong flight to Durban On the plane in
, Our mission was to create a romantic, relaxed and intimate outdoor farm style wedding by combining a balanced blend of rustic and elegant, nature and Table, Farm house Chairs, vintage bench, vintage china, wine barrel, steamer trunk, vintage books, vintage boxes and furniture styling from Borrowed
, I ve visited twice in the summer and on both occasions have sat outside in the garden Tables and benches are placed strategically under trees or shade cloth (it can get pretty warm during the summer days) and for a summer evening it s wonderful to sit outside among the twinkling fairy lights On the one
, The city of Johannesburg boasts of public green space in the form of parks and gardens hot air balloon opposite the Radisson Hotel) and provides a quiet space with huge trees, lawns, a duck pond, paved walkways, picnic tables, benches, a play park for kids (including a sandpit) and public toilets.
, People s Park has fountains in which children can cool off a bike, scooter and skateboard hire for those without bikes, an hour at a time (take cash) benches lining the promenade for tired grandparents and parents some kids even had a skateboard instructor taking them through their paces Durban
, The secret is to make enough time for the many adventures available to visitors Be warned a week is not long enough This list of Garden Route adventures (that ranges from picnic sites to tandem skydiving) will help you get started
, Kenyan born Naeem Biviji is a rare kind of architect who takes on only small scale projects and crafts all his furnishings by hand.
, India News A judge Supreme Court bench will examine if Aadhaar is still valid Most likely, Aadhaar will stay, but there will be clear guidelines for its usage.
, Unusual South African facts ~ Everyone already knows that South Africa has an exceptional constitution, the longest wine route in the world, is the only country in the world to voluntarily abandon its nuclear weapon programme, and is so diverse it boasts deserts, ancient forests, mountains, beaches,
, We pop over to Xairu Rustic Garden furniture Things are quiet The furniture a bargain by anyone s standards I pop my head inside P L Botha s roof is missing in places, but he s carefully restored other bits and has a ladder up to the missing second floor where he obviously communes with nature on hot
, Benches are strategically placed along the path and in quiet, secluded spots perfect to sit and unwind in the sunshine There is also a beautiful, authentic Japanese garden which Contact Makaranga A Igwababa Road, Kloof, , Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Telephone ()
, The beautiful period farmhouse opens its veranda and garden to visitors who come to sip tea and eat light meals and delicious cake, whilst drinking in the garden In amongst the trees find strategically placed swings, bird cages and delicate benches Time your visit for early uary and you might just
, Or, for an opposite experience, head to the tranquil and quiet Botanical Gardens with its excellent choice of palms, orchids, and cycads in a nice and natural setting The city center offers the interesting Francis Farewell Square, where the City Hall holds center stage Take a seat on one of the benches and
, Also see top spots for lunch in Cape Town and Durban ipa s Cafe and Upon entry, you are greeted by huge tables perfectly placed under big oak trees, creating a backyard ambiance The open The indoor bar is rustic and loungy, while outside there is a beer garden with long tables and benches.
, Ian painted the birds that visit the garden on stones so visitors can identify the ones they see To encourage you to stop, smell the aroma of the flowers, and take in the panoramic view of Montego Bay, they ve placed benches at strategic locations in the garden A small fishpond and fountain add to the
, Minister Alan Storey, who lives around the corner from his church in Cape Town, has started a community food garden along the perimeter of the church Restoration includes a boardwalk suitable for wheelchairs and mothers with children in prams, wooden benches, new paths and fences, and the
, There ll be panel discussions There ll be ample opportunity to meet new people at a special opening breakfast and a special closing cocktail party There ll be plenty of facilities for eating and drinking And there ll be secluded garden benches for those confidential chats It s all part of the unique new wave.
, Garden nurseries have undergone a metamophosis in the last generation as more and more of them cater for children and parents gasping for five minutes for hours, and its very own fynbos walk in and around the tea garden, which is a series of private little tables and benches set in amongst the trees.
, Sit on benches under the trees as the knowledgeable Mark introduces different birds of prey to you He gets some of them to perch on your gloved fist or to sit next to you as he talks about their design, skills and individual personalities This isn t a place where sad animals look back at you with pleading
, I was invited to accompany Zakeeya Mitha, who is the owner of Sugarlicious, a Durban based company that makes the most decadent Ice Cream teas of the Cape Floral Kingdom and join the Cape Town Heritage Trust for an intimate Cape Fynbos Tea Ceremony in the historic Company s Garden.
, Born of a love of sweet, sugary things, LionHeart is the patisserie of Cape Town based baker and designer Nikki Albertyn An Astronomica Mini cake from LionHeart Photo supplied From custom cakes, tea party treats and wondrous wedding cakes to traditional French confections, the studio bakes
, But it does rather aptly combine the ideas of home and holiday in a way that goes beyond the image of gardening and walking the dog as highlights to the back in time so that you re out of the heat of the day read a book head for the local park and find a bench, or a spot in your garden where you might
, The victims vehicle was found in the northern part of the city of Durban and is undergoing forensic investigation Credit GIANLUIGI GUERCIA AFP He said investigations pointed to the man having worked with the other two suspects arrested in the case He is being charged with possession of suspected
, However you will find a cozy nook or bench somewhere along the route perfect for popping the question Town way along a beautiful drive to Seaforth beach, where you park and meander away from the car park and restaurant (to your right if you re facing the beach) until you find an obscure garden gate.
, English Garden in the Backyard English Garden Inspired Backyard Wedding Amy Brian Vignettes of victorian and art deco benches as well as light fixtures surrounded the long tables of distressed chairs, soft, shimmery linens and gold rimmed china with crystal stemware, it was a perfect balance of
Mar , In his statement to court, Mr Lutchman said investigations showed that on ruary , Patel and Del Vecchio were in Durban using Rachael Saunders bank card, withd ing cash and buying a drone, two generators, camping and paintball equipment The items were found along with a GPS from the four
, IN DURBAN Durban has around m2 of green space per person It boasts abundant green spaces and above average air quality Here are the wilder bits Durban Botanic Gardens
, The menu is fabulous and offers a selection of salads, light lunches, dishes for the more hungry visitor, incredibly tempting desserts and oh let s not forget the good old farm style breakfasts We sat on a bench in the garden under an umbrella in the sun and filled our bellies Surprisingly, or not so surprisingly
, Nelspruits Lowveld Botanical Garden is where I not only lose, but find my hat in amongst typical rainforest ferns, moss covered steps take over from the aerial boardwalk and lead you into little nooks and crannies where there are benches for minutes of contemplation, and burbling water in little ponds.