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Wag ‘n Bietjie Padstal near Hoedspruit

The literal translation of Wag ‘n Bietjie is ‘wait a while’, if you’re on the R531 near Hoedspruit, stop at Wag ‘n Bietjie.  That’s the quintessential essence of padstals (farm stalls).  They call us from the flashing blur of scenery in transit, to pause on our journey.   They offer up little nuggets for us to turn over and examine.  Our …

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Garden of Eden Tea Garden, Hoedspruit – A little piece of heaven on earth

When you enter the Garden of Eden, you need to remember the golden rule.  Don’t invite the serpents in.  At the gate, leave your worries, the mental conversation with your mother-in-law or the children’s fight in the car.  Enter the place with an uncluttered mind and try not to play with your cell phone which may rob you of true …

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