South Africa's rich rock art heritage provides not just a reminder of the past, but a glimpse into the future. Sites that are thousands of years old are providing present-day communities with the chance to make a living out of history. Barbara Ludman travels to two of the country's newest sites.
Festivals, festivals, festivals ... SA has a celebration for every event, art form, food,
drink and agricultural commodity. There's the Cherry Festival, the Arts Festival,
countless mud-and-dust music festivals, the Whale Festival and more. See our guide
to some of SA's best excuses for a party.
The historic Grain Silos at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront are to be transformed into
South Africa's first museum of contemporary African art. The museum will be a
partnership between German art collector Jochen Zeitz and the V&A Waterfront,
which has committed R500-million to the development.
Barbara Ludman (re)learns how to live in the moment at South Africa's home of "ubuntu Buddhism", and one of the most beautiful spots on the planet: the laid back, but not disengaged, Buddhist Retreat Centre near the town of Ixopo in KwaZulu-Natal.
South Africa's flourishing craft market is providing tourists with spectacular and original artefacts to take home from their travels. And in the process, poverty is being alleviated in a truly sustainable manner.
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