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Only on the West Coast – Sand, Sea and Sky

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For many the West Coast is an acquired taste. Kilometers of empty, often windswept beaches and hardy coastal scrub, low horizons and big skies, lonely dirt roads, and distant mountains make this a truly off-the-beaten track experience – no crowds, no rush and plenty to look at. Those not interested in putting on the glitz […]

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West Coast Flamingo Birding Route

February 10, 2010

South Africa’s West Coast Flamingo Birding Route is a current focus area of BirdLife South Africa, who recently launched a  collaborative initiative aimed at improving birders’ experience in the area. The ecologically varied birding destinations along the West Coast, such as Elands Bay’s Verlorenvlei, the Rocher Pan nature reserve, the Berg river estuary at Velddrif […]

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