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Bridget Hilton-Barber

Bridget Hilton-Barber

    Weekend getaway: Hotel Cardoso, Maputo
    Weekend getaway: Hotel Cardoso, Maputo
    I’ve spent many happy hours on the Hotel Cardoso terrace. The view from here is a fabulous combination of beauty and history. You can watch...
    Taking it lying down
    Taking it lying down
    It’s hard to hold on to your stresses when you’re all slicked up and being gently massaged by a Venda maiden. In fact it’s hard to...
    Simply hanging out at Sabie
    Simply hanging out at Sabie
    Sabie is the undisputed outdoor adventure capital of the Lowveld. There's an amazing choice of things to do. You can experience the adrenaline rush...
    It's time Limpopo left the lapa
    It's time Limpopo left the lapa
    Traffic in downtown Polokwane is already being diverted owing to extensions to the roads around the Peter Mokaba Stadium, renovations are under...
    The healing route
    The healing route
    Designed to relax and revive stressed-out urbanites, the Healing Route takes you into the cool, calm heart of the Magoe-baskloof mountains with...
    As the tea grows cold
    As the tea grows cold
    'It's a sad, sad story", said the waiter from Pekoe View, a restaurant and curio shop overlooking Sapekoe Tea Estates, South Africa's largest tea...
    Shit chic
    Shit chic
    We have all heard of "shack chic", "shabby chic" and "township chic". But how about "shit chic"? In the rural townships between Polokwane and...
    The path less travelled
    The path less travelled
    'We have lost touch with ourselves," said Stuart, custodian of the labyrinth. "We have lost touch with our origins and our roots. The labyrinth is...
    Magical realism
    Magical realism
    It was in a bathroom at the top of the Soutpansberg mountains that I met my Venda prince — and I knew at first glance that I wouldn't be able...