Posts tagged: Dungbeetle

D is for Dutch, Dung Beetle and Dias

Swllendam Dutch Reformed Church

It will come as no surprise that there are a great many Dutch Reformed Churches in South Africa and they provide some of the most surprisingly stunning architecture.

Like the church on the left which is in Swellendam, the third oldest town in South Africa and at one time the gateway for the travellers and explorers making their way eastwards to the interior. Read more ›››


Resuming my delayed travelogue, the thrills of zip-lining through the forest were followed by the ennui of another long car journey from Storms River to Addo, beyond Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.

We decided to stop off about halfway at Jeffery’s Bay, mainly because it is known as a surfer’s paradise and darling daughter is now a surfing dude. Read more ›››