Click on the following link for Autumn 2020 edition of Berg Times. This publication is intended to keep the tourism trade aware of the latest developments in the Central and Northern Drakensberg. It is also useful for the general public.
Berg Times– Autumn 2020 edition
Firstly, Drakensberg’s Unique Flora and Fauna. Different stories regarding a tourism destination and the use of specialist orators who have the art of telling such tales are a critical element of successful meetings and incentives. A significant portion of the Drakensberg is a World Heritage Site and an area of 250,000 hectares. This destination received World Heritage Site status on two counts. Firstly, due to its unique vegetation and wildlife. There are some 1,800 plant species in the Drakensberg. Of these over 350 are endemic. Furthermore, ten vertebrate species are unique to this mountain range.
SECONDLY, WHAT TO DO ON A RAINY DAY IN THE DRAKENSBERG.
Also, The community of Geluksburg and The Lost Valley
.This article introduces the reader to Geluksburg a small hamlet in the Northern Drakensberg. Only some 170 residents live there. The ‘Lost Valley’ located near Geluksburg was an early settlement of ‘Trek Boers’.
Moreover, In the steps of the San – The meaning of certain elements in their rock art. This the first in what will be a series of articles regarding the theories behind certain key elements in San Rock Art.
An overview of some of the conference venues in the Central and Northern Drakensberg. This is a continuation of a series of articles that introduces South Africans to the conference facilities of Central and Northern Drakensberg. This article introduces Wits End Mountain Resort and Dragon Peaks Resort.
Additionally, Some Autumn 2020 events. An overview of the key events taking place in Autumn 2020.
Some breathtaking Drakensberg Hikes – Cayley Lodge to Bell Park Peak.This a pleasant hike of some four hours. An easy hike of some four hours. The walk starts at Cayley Lodge and skirts the edges of the AmaSwazi community.
SOME KEY TIPS TO CONSIDER WHEN TAKING A WALK OR LONGER HIKE.
The Battle of Thukela Heights. An introduction to this Anglo-War Battle that leads to the relief of the Siege of Ladysmith.
The Drakensberg Polar Bear Swim Challenge. This is an annual swim that takes place every year in the Cathkin Park or Champagne Valley area, of the Central Drakensberg in the South African Province of KwaZulu-Natal.
Fundisa Umntwana (Teach The Children). An NGO based right here in Winterton, which incentive organisers or conference organisers could adopt as a social responsibility project