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Alloise completes another Comrades

News: 10 July 2015 By Heidi Lee Smith

HOEDSPRUIT - Sponsorship from Annie van den Berg at Remax and Joan Arnestad at Kruger to Canyon Properties have made it possible for Alloise Mdhlovu to compete in the 2015 Comrades Marathon. As in his previous race, he achieved a bronze medal. 

Creativity not bottled up in Sigagule

News: 10 July 2015 By Liam Patrick Mckay

ACORNHOEK - The art of recycling has reached a new high in Sigagule with an entire greenhouse being constructed out of discarded 2L plastic cool drink bottles.  This exciting initiative now fast tracks the raising of healthy vegetables, salad and medicinal plants.

The Big 5 of the African Sky

News: 10 July 2015 By Susan Young

African Sky – the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa’s selection of the best specimens of a galaxy, an open cluster, a globular cluster, and both a dark and bright nebula. 

Wild Olive Treat

News: 10 July 2015 By Lloyd Smith

MANYELETI - Kruger2Canyon was invited to spend a night at The Wild Olive Tree Camp this past weekend. The camp is conveniently located just outside the Orpen Gate on the community property of the Mnisi Clan, bordering the Manyeleti Game Reserve. 

The GAP open mic

News: 10 July 2015 By Heidi Lee Smith

HOEDSPRUIT - What a way to spend a Sunday afternoon, with a great bunch of talented locals, in the most relaxed atmosphere with great music….all happening at The GAP every last Sunday of the month. 

Crafters get together

News: 10 July 2015 By Heidi Lee Smith

HOEDSPRUIT - The new Three Bridges Craft Market opened last weekend at the Outpost. A recently revamped all white space creates the perfect background canvas to showcase the many hand crafted and colourful products, all sourced in Africa.

Blowing hot air

News: 10 July 2015 By Lloyd Smith

HOEDSPRUIT – In a case of being at the right place at the right time, I was extremely privileged to be be given a spot on a flight in a hot air balloon by Sun Catchers Hot Air Ballooning, Hoedspruit. We arrived at the take-off site around 5am (yes it was an early morning to say the least) to watch the setup of the balloon we’d soon be getting in to. 

For whom the R36 Tolls

News: 06 July 2015 By Liam Patrick Mckay

OHRIGSTAD - A young Flemish-speaking couple encountered a new toll road on the R36 early Sunday evening, June 21, two kilometres from Ohrigstad on their way to Hoedspruit for a short vacation.

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