Tour dates 5th to 20th April 2011
Prepare to be deeply touched
by the power of Africa on this magical journey for lovers of arts, culture, and
nature. With the help of South African quilt artist and tour-operator, Odette
Tolksdorf, I’ve designed a fabulous 15 day tour to reflect my passion for South
I’ll show you “my South
Africa”, the land where I was born and grew up. I’ll share an authentic taste
of the culture and the power of its nature. Renowned for its stunning beauty,
diverse tribal cultures, wildlife and rich decorative arts, South Africa is
endlessly photogenic and intriguing.
travel with sensitivity to local customs, and with curiosity about this
evolving society. And, of course, fabulous food will sustain us each day that’s
packed with fascinating activities. Accommodations range from mountain lodges, a traditional Zulu village and an unforgettable night in a
wildlife preserve. There are limited places on the tour, so please book early
so please contact me for the full details.
Here’s just a small sampling of
* In Johannesburg we’ll visit Origins Museum to learn about the ancient roots of African
civilization, then visit Soweto to see Nelson Mandela’s house.
• Overnight in the oldest
wildlife reserve in Africa in KwaZulu Natal to view rhino, hippo, zebra and
amazing bird spotting while soaking in the incomparable stillness oun-touched
* Fascinating architectural
areas like the Malay Quarter in Cape Town, Zulu villages and painted houses of
the Ndebele tribe.
* Overnight in historic Stellenbosch in the heart of the world
famous Cape wine lands. .
* Meet traditional artisans
in women’s craft collectives and learn about their lives and buy their gorgeous work at source.
* Relax in the majestic beauty of the Drakensberg Mountains
and view ancient Bushman rock painting up close.
* Unique cultural shopping
experiences include upscale craft galleries, Durban’s vibrant Indian Market, an
AIDS Centre and rural roadside markets. Of course, we’ll make sure there’s
opportunity to shop for fabric and spectacular crafts!!
The cost is $6,350 and you
can save $100 per person when booking with a roommate.
Want more information? Email
me to request the full, detailed itinerary that shows all the
amazing things we’ll do, and registration details firstname.lastname@example.org