Category: Country People

Country People – Meet Riekie Pretorius from Mabote, Mozambique

I had the privilege to meet this lovely lady and her family, last weekend. Let’s just say this, I thought I was being brave, moving to Mozambique to a farm that is already developed, until I read Riekie’s story. I hope you enjoy this introduction and do yourself a favour and go and pop in…

Country People – Meet Jaco Kruger, Plettenberg Bay

Meet Jaco Kruger Owner of Offshore Adventures, an entrepreneur with a passion for the ocean. I briefly got to meet Jaco, last year August, when a mutual friend organised for me to go with on a seal diving experience. Unfortunately, the weather turned fast on that day and we also saw quite a few Great…

Country People – Meet Zoë Dednam, Vilanculos Mozambique

Even though I have recently moved and now live a bit closer to her now, Zoë is one of my Instagram finds. She lives in a beautiful and idyllic place and I have asked her a few questions to share with you. Where do you work/live?  My husband and I manage a private beach house…

Country People – Meet Janine Joubert from Jeffreysbay, Eastern Cape

Meet Janine Joubert, mother of two and wildlife videographer.  I met Janine a couple of years ago when she visited the previous farm where my husband and I were working and really enjoyed her bubbly personality and her love for the wildlife on this beautiful continent we live on. Where do you work and live?…

Country People – Meet Villiers Steyn from Hoedspruit, Limpopo

Meet Villiers Steyn, professional photographer and photographic safari guide. My first impression of Villiers was through articles he wrote when he was a journalist for the Go!/Weg! magazine. I always really enjoyed his articles. It was also a recent article in the Africa Geographic Magazine that prompted me to interview him for my Country People…

Country People – Meet Maddie, a small person living a country life.

Meet Maddie from the Midlands. This one is for the Instagrammers, Maddie started following me on Instagram and that is how I got introduced to this lovely little person. Where do you live? I am fortunate enough to live on a large commercial potato farm based in the KZN Midlands underneath the Drakensberg mountains. I…

Country People – Meet Liaan Lategan

Meet Liaan Lategan – Tourguide and Wild Wonders of Southern Africa Youtuber. In my Country-People feature, I would not only like to introduce you to people who live in the country but also those who play different roles in the country and generally make it a more enjoyable place. Liaan is one of those people,…