We ought to keep our nation together for the wellbeing of all. It starts with you, where you are with what you have!
Beginning as a specialist in scuba diving safaris, and based in White River, it was a natural transition to “marry” a wildlife safari and become Dive the Big 5 in 1996. The ‘offspring’ division, Transfers and Tours, grew to adulthood and focuses on providing transfers from Kruger Mpumalanga International airport near White River, Eastgate airport in Hoedspruit and Skukuza airport in the Kruger National Park to the Lowveld lodges and hotels. They also transport clients from Johannesburg and Pretoria to various Lowveld destinations.
On a planet filled with over 7 billion people, our deepest desire is to belong. To feel like we matter. To be seen. It may explain why selfies, reality shows and You Tube videos are so popular. Our 15 minutes of fame on social media.
Mashesha isn’t only for rural communities, however, people are buying them for patio use (think our chilly Lowveld winter evenings). “Your chosen social entrepreneur for the environment” is her business slogan but Louise Williamson is incredibly modest and is so much more.
Of the roughly 10000 species of birds in the world only 3 percent of birds have a penis, 97 % have a 9 (in ancient times cloaca meant a sewer) instead.
There is something for everyone at the Training Edge – with dedicated space for services such as circuit, aerobics, spinning, free weight- and cardio-areas, as well as a functional training area in the gym. Classes offered in their studios include Tae-Bo, Yoga and Pilates
My Smile at Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre is for clients who value their teeth. Drs Auke van der Meulen and Karen Kromhout try to book longer appointments for each patient, ensuring there is plenty of time for an unhurried, complete check-up where the emphasis is on quality of service and care.
“‘Can’t do’ doesn’t exist in our vocabulary!” she exclaims. They are an all-woman team determined not only to negotiate the best deal regarding premiums, excess and cover for their clients, but also to work exclusively with insurance companies they know and trust.
The APS Photo Academy provides photographic tuition on an exclusive group or one-on-one basis and is facilitated by renowned South African photographers. APS offer courses for beginners to advanced, in field or in a classroom environment. They also offer courses on tools and programs such as Lightroom, as well as workshops helping people get to know their gear.
The programme’s success depends on committed principals, welcoming staff and caring host families, dedication from the likes of Netto Maluka of Mbombela Tours who always goes the extra mile, and the belief by their university (especially Michael Wirrer) in the importance of exposure to different education systems to broaden the mind and change perceptions and perspectives. It’s a win-win situation all round!