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Last weekend, Hubby and I took our parents to the Eastern Free State for a little getaway to thank you for their time, effort, and financial support put into our wedding last year. It’s been a long time coming, and we’ve both wanted to see that part of the country, so we used the Fickburg Cherry Festival as a good reason to head to the Eastern Highlands, just north of the Lesotho border.¬†On Friday evening, we were greeted by an impressive electrical storm over the Maluti Mountains in Clarens, but that lead to a beautiful hot and clear Saturday. As well as being an area known for its Cherry’s this...

17 November 2012

Today we had an amazing day – we went to the Cherry Festival in Fiksburg – I have to be honest I was disappointed in the festival. I was hoping there would be more cherry products like Cherry Tarts etc – there was Cherry liquer and Cherry Sauce but that was about it – there were more cheap Chinese nonsense than anything else. On our way home we stopped at two really nice places – the first one was the Rose House where we had a really scrumptious lunch. It has a lovely view of the mountains. We then went to Meiringskloof to see the Holkraans Cave. This was super...