Best thing to do this week: Email Adi to get onto his list: Adrian@fiftytwo.co.za Here is his suggestion for Week 29 of 2010
Genre: Rough it – Relax it What: On a clear day you can see (from most good vantage points in Joburg) the Magaliesberg Mountain range – stretching for 120km from Bronkhorstspruit to Rustenburg. Amongst this [...]
Go to http://www.jhblive.com/reviews/adventure/searching_for_sunshine/44423 for suggestions of Jozi places to get out into the open and catch the sun
Sunday 29 August 08:00 two-koppie hike. Two to three hours. Not for wobblies or kids under ten. Park at Marks Park, opposite the entrance, in Judith Road, Emmarentia.
Sunday 22 August 08:30 Tour/walk. Park at Marks Park, opposite the entrance, in Judith Road, Emmarentia.
Sunday 15 August 14:00 Tour/walk. Park at Marks Park, opposite the entrance, in Judith Road, Emmarentia.
Saturday 14 August 08:00 bird walk with Anthony Paton (bird ringing will also be shown). Book 011 482 4797.
7 August 08:00 Melville Koppies WEST Park off Arundel Road, Westdene.
Sunday 1 August 14:00; Park at Marks Park, opposite the entrance, in Judith Road, Emmarentia; Contact Wendy Carstens, 011 482 4797
FiftyTwo:25 This week’s pick: Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve Genre: Outdoor trails and reserveWhat: With 680 ha of open bush and 23 km’s of trails this Nature Reserve comes as a surprise to most Joburg dwellers. Rated the largest reserve in the Johannesburg Metropol, Klipriviersberg is overflowing with archaeological, cultural, historical and geological attractions. Home to red [...]
O n Sunday 6th June I went to the opening of Andrew Lamprecht’s sculpture exhibition at the Nirox Sculpture Foundation out on the Kromdraai Rd in the Cradle. The Nirox grounds are quite beautiful – a magnificent park designed by the well-known landscape architect Patrick Watson whose most famous creation is the Sun City gardens. This [...]