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12 Reasons to Buy Our February Issue

12 Reasons to Buy Our February Issue

Our latest issue takes to the small towns of our beloved country. Join us as we stop in at Graaff-Reinet, Cedarville, Panorama Route and Cape Point Vineyards to name a few. Read on to find out why we think you need to grab yourself a copy of our February issue.

1. Diary

Our Diary pages are jam packed with everything you need to keep you entertained throughout the month. We’ve included everything from World Pangolin Day and the Randfontein Show to PATCH Fundraiser Live Music Concert and Clarens Craft Beer Festival.

2. The Secret Sauce of Graaff-Reinet

This Eastern Cape Karoo town is booming and Chris Marais goes on an expedition to find out what makes it tick.

3. Dame Fortune Favours the Brave

Read about Cedarville in the Country Life February 2019 issue

We stick around in the Eastern Cape for just a little longer as Obie Oberholzer takes us on an unscheduled ride through Cedarville.

4. Highs of the Lowveld

Wander the Panorama Route with this offbeat A to Z from Melanie van Zyl. She’s included everything from ghost tours to a toboggan ride at Misty Mountain in Sabie.

5. Word Play

Be inspired by the words, music, art, theatre, food and wine that make up this year’s Woordfees in Stellenbosch.

6. Painting the Town of Tulbagh

Read about Tulbagh in the Country Life February 2019 issue

Get a taste of what it’s like to work alongside some of the country’s top artists at a unique three-day country art retreat. No previous talent or experience required.

7. Full Seed Ahead

Marion Whitehead meets the seed savers of Sacred Earth Seeds and Numbi Valley Permaculture Farm to find out what goes into preserving heirloom seeds.

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8. Romantic Stays

We couldn’t ignore the fact that February is the month of love, so we are sharing nine romantic getaways with you and your partner. Enjoy the ultimate bish experience at a private game reserve, go for walks on the beach at Grotto Bay or enjoy an intimate wine tasting at a Stellenbosch wine estate.

9. Win a Family Stay in the Beautiful Berg Worth R27 000

We’re giving away a family stay at The Cavern Drakensberg Resort and Spa worth R27 000. You and your family could find yourself spending four nights in the Superior Suite with three meals a day, coffee and tea and daily guided walks. The two adults will also be treated to a Forest Retreat relaxation foot treatment. Find out how to enter on page 74.

10. Very Easy Riding

Read about e biking in the Country Life February 2019 issue

Fiona McIntosh tackles the scenic Chapman’s Peak on a battery-assisted e-bike. Find out what this entails by flipping to page 76.

11. Down Mankwe Way

Peter Chadwick discovers that the Big Five Pilanesberg National Park is even bigger on birds. Join him as he lets sleeping elephants lie, wakes to a birding chorus and stumbles across a lion kill.

12. The One to Beat

Read about the Volvo XC60 in the Country Life February 2019 issue

Our motoring writer Stephen Smith hops into the driver’s seat of the new Volvo XC60 and dubs it his car of the year. Turn to page 86 to find out why.

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Tell Us What You Think

We always love hearing from our readers, so please tell us what you think of our latest issue. We’d also like to hear about where you’ve been and the people you’ve met along the way. Please write to us at [email protected]. Who knows? You might just win a hamper of books or case of wine.

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