Viewing elevator a first for Africa – opens mid-December: Experience the magic of Graskop Gorge

The countdown to the opening of the Graskop Gorge lift development is underway. While visitors can expect a tourism experience that is unique to Africa, an important element of the venture is the showcasing of the Panorama Route’s magnificent beauty and the importance of its conservation. Continue reading Viewing elevator a first for Africa – opens mid-December: Experience the magic of Graskop Gorge

Craft excellence to be celebrated

The inaugural National Premier Craft Competition in 2017 attracted almost 800 entries and organisers John Anthony Boerma and Jan Bhuda of Art Aid Africa are confident that even more crafters will seize the opportunity offered by the 2018 competition to showcase their creativity and skill. Continue reading Craft excellence to be celebrated

Unique-to-Africa tourism development required innovating engineering

Pie in the sky. That is what the architects and engineers thought when approached about the possibility of constructing a viewing elevator down the Graskop Gorge cliff face, which has a sheer drop equivalent to around 16 storeys. Continue reading Unique-to-Africa tourism development required innovating engineering

Wedge Gardens triumphs over obstacles

The completion of Wedge Garden’s obstacle course, a project initiated and completed by the occupational therapy (OT) department, has seen yet another dimension being added to the Rand Aid substance abuse treatment centre’s already diverse treatment programme. Continue reading Wedge Gardens triumphs over obstacles