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Friday, 21 January 2011 10:52

Protea Hotel Kruger Gate

 

 

From the time that you are welcomed to the upmarket Protea Hotel Kruger Gate under the towering indigenous portico, you will know that you're about to experience something different. This superior lodge style hotel on the banks of the Sabie River in Mpumalanga offers an affordable luxury getaway. The ambience of comfort is unforgettable in the context of the African bush. Savour the impression of being in a tree house, reinforced when you notice that the veranda and walkway to your air-conditioned room is at a level normally the sole domain of the variety of birds found in the area.

Protea Hotel Kruger Gate offers a choice of conference venues for up to 220 delegates that can be configured to suit your specific requirements. The hotel rooms are equipped with spacious working areas for conference delegates or business travellers.

Wedding facilities

A buffet-style breakfast is served in the Hotel restaurant, while an a la Carte lunch is served on the wooden deck. The Protea Hotel Kruger Gate's new pool deck bar overlooks the Sabie River, perfect for game viewing. GUESTS can sit back and relax and absorb the amazing sounds of nature while sipping on a refreshing cocktail.

As the dinner drum sounds, one of the most memorable moments of your visit will be dining under the stars. The Lapa Restaurant offers just this experience, along with true African cuisine including game and bubbling potjies of fragrant delicacies. The food is complemented with authentic cultural entertainment ranging from Shangaan traditional dancers to an African choral group and marimba bands.

 

Published in Safari
Friday, 21 January 2011 10:46

Cloof Wine Estate

 

Your vine yard wedding

Vineyards were first planted at Cloof in 1966, with additional plantings in 1976 and 1987. In that time Darling, adjacent to the Swartland, was better known as a wheat farming region. A cellar was completed in time for the 1998 harvest, which allowed the first release of Cloof wines during the course of 1999. Vineyard area was significantly increased, with plantings every year from 1998 to 2000, bringing the total to 145 hectares. The 220 hectares of vineyards at neighbouring Burghers Post are under the same ownership, giving us unparalleled access to (and control over) top quality fruit.

 

Also occurring naturally is a variety of birds, reptiles and amphibians which are now also protected from persecution.  Some of the endangered or protected species include blue cranes, black eagles, black harriers and three tortoise species (i.e. Angulate tortoise, Parrot-beaked tortoise and the critically endangered geometric tortoise).

 

 

 

Published in Outdoors
Tuesday, 07 December 2010 12:52

Cloof Wine Estate

 

Your vine yard wedding

Vineyards were first planted at Cloof in 1966, with additional plantings in 1976 and 1987. In that time Darling, adjacent to the Swartland, was better known as a wheat farming region. A cellar was completed in time for the 1998 harvest, which allowed the first release of Cloof wines during the course of 1999. Vineyard area was significantly increased, with plantings every year from 1998 to 2000, bringing the total to 145 hectares. The 220 hectares of vineyards at neighbouring Burghers Post are under the same ownership, giving us unparalleled access to (and control over) top quality fruit.

 

Also occurring naturally is a variety of birds, reptiles and amphibians which are now also protected from persecution.  Some of the endangered or protected species include blue cranes, black eagles, black harriers and three tortoise species (i.e. Angulate tortoise, Parrot-beaked tortoise and the critically endangered geometric tortoise).

 

 

 

Published in Western Cape
Saturday, 04 December 2010 12:16

Protea Hotel Kruger Gate

 

 

From the time that you are welcomed to the upmarket Protea Hotel Kruger Gate under the towering indigenous portico, you will know that you're about to experience something different. This superior lodge style hotel on the banks of the Sabie River in Mpumalanga offers an affordable luxury getaway. The ambience of comfort is unforgettable in the context of the African bush. Savour the impression of being in a tree house, reinforced when you notice that the veranda and walkway to your air-conditioned room is at a level normally the sole domain of the variety of birds found in the area.

Protea Hotel Kruger Gate offers a choice of conference venues for up to 220 delegates that can be configured to suit your specific requirements. The hotel rooms are equipped with spacious working areas for conference delegates or business travellers.

Wedding facilities

A buffet-style breakfast is served in the Hotel restaurant, while an a la Carte lunch is served on the wooden deck. The Protea Hotel Kruger Gate's new pool deck bar overlooks the Sabie River, perfect for game viewing. GUESTS can sit back and relax and absorb the amazing sounds of nature while sipping on a refreshing cocktail.

As the dinner drum sounds, one of the most memorable moments of your visit will be dining under the stars. The Lapa Restaurant offers just this experience, along with true African cuisine including game and bubbling potjies of fragrant delicacies. The food is complemented with authentic cultural entertainment ranging from Shangaan traditional dancers to an African choral group and marimba bands.

 

Published in Gauteng
Friday, 03 December 2010 06:28

Victorian wedding venues

 

Queen Victoria donned an achromatic gown for her marriage ceremony to Prince Albert, and ever since, it has been common for brides to assume achromatic robes for their own wedding ceremony. Nevertheless, prior to and even afterwards, some brides chose to put on assorted colours, particularly whenever they could not afford a new dress. Brides nowadays have countless colours to pick out from, and so some may wish to follow Queen Victoria while other people may adopt other Victorian wedding themes

Faithful Victorian wedding custom, you would like to hand-deliver the invitations. And to further emphasise the Victorian wedding theme, set up for a horse-drawn carriage to carry you to your wedding venue, with a driver done up full Victorian array. Amongst all the designing and coordinating, you'll need to remember a couple of things to pull off a wonderful celebration. First, keep things unsophisticated so you will not be flooded out with logistics on your big day, and if accomplishable, hold the wedding ceremony and the reception in the same wedding venue. Hold wedding rehearsals a couple of days prior to the big day, since this allows everybody to know what's expected of them during the wedding ceremony.

Once people dream up the Victorian era, they frequently picture a time of romance, gallantry and kinder ideas. It is no marvel then that many couples consider a Victorian wedding theme for their own wedding. Whether they choose to be bona fide to history or merely prefer to capture the feeling of romance that the epoch arouses, Victorian weddings are quite fashionable. Perfect wedding venue for your Victorian theme wedding would be a garden, a lodge a Victorian-era house or inn, or a church with classic Victorian styling. Consider renting antiques from the era to use at your reception. Flowers and greenery were extremely popular in Victorian times. Potted ferns on pedestals, huge potted palms, or festoons of evergreen boughs hung on the walls would all be appropriate.

 

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