Monday, August 31, 2009

Interior Decorating tip for September – Colour Splashes -

Expand your visual frame of reference by using colour.

Colour is the ultimate decorating tool that has the ability to create mood and atmosphere – to make us feel!

Colour is the single most powerful vehicle for creative expression – be it on the wall, as an artwork or single cushion.

Colour is pleasure – it conveys exuberance and warmth, spiritually and playfulness, the sheer joy of being alive!

Colour is food for the soul – from Mexico to Marocco, India to Africa. The sources of colour inspiration are truly global, from African stools carved in dark wedge wood to luminous Moorish tile work.

This article is brought to you with the complements of Heleen Coertze Interiors at De Brak Gallary in Great Brak River/ Mossel Bay.

For more information on De Brak Gallary and Heleen Coertze Interiors click here<

Wild Waters Fun Park – Plettenberg Bay

Wild Waters Fun Park is an adventure park for children in a safe and secure family environment. Visitors to the Wild Waters Fun Park may make use of the facilities at the park witch includes: a waterslide, 18 hole mini golf, swimming pool, kiddies playground with play pool & mini waterslide and trampolines. There are also picnic spots and braai areas at Wild Waters Fun Park for those who would like to spend the day! As well as a Kiosk and restaurant.

George Lodge International

George Lodge International is a landmark guesthouse in the bustling town of George, a favourite holiday destination on South Africa’s beautiful Garden Route. After two decades it has established an enviable reputation as one of the most popular accommodation establishments in the area for business people, conference delegates and holidaymakers who want a convenient location, stylish accommodation, excellent facilities, warm hospitality and attentive service.

George Lodge International offers the perfect base to explore the Garden Route. With its private oak-lined garden, swimming pool, poolside patio and deck with stunning views of the Outeniqua Mountains, it provides a comfortable and affordable home-away-from-home for business people, and couples and families on vacation.

Guests can choose between B&B and self-catering accommodation in stylish, individually decorated rooms. Breakfast for B&B guests consists of a delicious Continental buffet followed by a cooked breakfast option. For dinner, we can recommend excellent restaurants closeby.

The Lodge has superb facilities for small weddings, special events, conferences and corporate functions. With our modern amenities and experienced staff, we are well equipped to coordinate conferences and events and can provide a full catering service for these functions.

The newly-opened Curio Shop, Info Hub and Business Centre add to the excellent on-site facilities for guests.

The Curio Shop is stocked with carefully selected souvenirs of your visit to Africa, including home-made soaps and locally-crafted wire items and which have been tailor-made for the Lodge.
Spend some time in our comfortable Info Hub with its interesting displays and photographs, where guests have access to carefully researched information about George and the Garden Route area, including restaurants, excursions and activities, which we will gladly book for you. We have collated beautiful information packs with brochures and maps to assist you to plan your daily itineraries.
Our brand new Business Centre offers business and leisure guests the opportunity to keep in touch with associates, friends and family in a quiet and private environment. Use of our computer is complimentary for all our guests who can also make use of the fax and photocopying machine at reception.
There is ample off street parking for guests as well as security gates on all the entrances to the rooms. Your security is enhanced with CCTV on the property.

George Lodge International offers everything for the discerning traveller. Whether you are visiting us on business or holiday, we will ensure that your stay with us is memorable.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Mossel Bay Deep Sea Adventures – fishing charters

Mossel Bay Deep Sea Adventures offers deep sea fishing trips in Mossel bay.
Mosselbay fishing charters is ideal for teambuilding events or recreational opportunity to treat business clients. Enjoy a carefree day of deep sea fishing fun in our famous scenic coastline area.

For more information on Mossel Bay Deep Sea Adventures click on the link below:
Mossel Bay Deep Sea Adventures

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Fynbos Festival @ Garden Route Botanical Gardens in George

The Garden Route Botanical Gardens will be hosting their annual Fynbos Festival on the 9th and 10th of October 2009. Visitors to the festival can look forward to Gardening Demonstrations, lectures on Owl and Worm Farming, Eco Stalls & Food Stalls.

Date: 9 & 10 October 2009
Times: FRIDAY: 09:00 - 17:00; SATURDAY: 08:00 - 15:00

There will also be night time entertainment with live music from various local bands and a beer tent. (Times still to be confirmed)

For further information or to be involved with this wonderful event, feel free to contact Dayne / Kristen at the Garden Route Botanical Gardens in George.

For more information on the Garden Route Botanical Gardens in George and contact details please click here.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

PetroSA het nou ook hande gevat met die Mej Garden Route & Klein

PetroSA het nou ook hande gevat met die Mej Garden Route & KleinKaroo-projek. Hier oorhandig Russel Mamabolo (PetroSAKommunikasiebestuurder en Bert Espach (waarnemende OperasioneleBestuurder van die Raffinadery) 'n tjek van R10 000 aan Tryana Potgietervan die Garden Route Casino en koordineerder van die projek.

NUWE ROLSPELERS VAT HANDE - Die soektog na Mej Garden Route & Klein Karoo is reeds stewig op dreefen hoe meer rolspelers aan boord kan kom, hoe meer fondse raakbeskikbaar vir die bekamping van mishandeling teen vroue en kinders indie Suid-Kaap gemeenskappe. Een van die bene van die projek is dieskenking van fondse aan skuilings in die Suid-Kaap. PetroSA is een van die nuwe organisasies wat nou hul hand na die projekuitgereik het. Hulle het verlede week 'n skenking van R10 000 kontantgemaak, maar het hulself ook op verskeie ander maniere verbind. PetroSAsal 'n kragopwekker beskikbaar stel wat op Saterdag 26 September, tydensdie gala-aand by die Pinnacle Point Gholfklub, gebruik kan word indiendaar enige kragonderbrekings is."Mike's Muvee Magic" doen die verfilmingwerk wat hy vooraf, sowel astydens die gala-aand sal doen. Die 12 finaliste sal die week voor diekroning op verskeie uitstappies in die Suid-Kaap geneem word as deel vanhul voorbereiding om toerisme-ambassadeurs vir die streek te wees. Diewenner sal ook as die "Gesig van Toerisme in die Suid-Kaap" bekendstaan. Na afloop van die kompetisie sal elke finalis ook 'n DVD ontvangom hulle te herinner aan al die pret en plesier (en swoeg en sweet) wathulle ervaar het.Tydens die ekskursies sal die finaliste deur Stanmar Motors se MercedesBenz asook deur Rory Goldhill van Cape Classis Executive Tours opGeorge, vervoer word.

Navrae oor die projek en die kompetisie kana an Tryana Potgieter gerig word of sy kan by 044 606 7777geskakel word.

Star-studded Entertainment on offer

The Miss Garden Route & Klein Karoo gala evening will enthrall young and old with star-studded entertainment on offer.

The Miss Garden Route & Klein Karoo gala evening will be held on 26 September 2009, boasting with dazzling performances by the ever-popular Flip-a-Coin, Nadine and Gift Gwe (local Idols-Star). The charming Paul Rothman (former Mr South Africa and Pasella presenter) will act as master of ceremonies. The gala evening will further deliver a memorable showcase of local designers’ genius. The cream of the Southern Cape’s designers will compete for top honors; (take out - in a designer dual (a dual is between 2 people) - here it is between 6!). Isandrie de Jager, Mina Mvula, Jill Lakay, Wilmarie de Jager, Bianca Boshoff and Deidre Snygans will design exclusive evening gowns for the 12 finalists. A panel of top flight judges will choose the winning design. The victorious designer will receive various prizes, including a cash prize and publicity photo shoot.

The 12 finalists will furthermore participate in a swimwear exhibit, showcasing the latest and hippest trends in swimwear, available at Waves Surf Shop in Mossel Bay. Miss Garden Route & Klein Karoo will not only become the “Face of the Garden Route & Klein Karoo”, but will also receive numerous prizes including a R10 000 cash prize sponsored by Garden Route Casino. The first princess will receive R5 000 and the second princess R2 500 in cash. The top three finalists will automatically qualify for the regional finals of the Miss South Africa. Finalists stand to win a Miss Photogenic and Miss Personality title as well, with a variety of prizes up for grabs. The luxurious Pinnacle Point Beach & Golf Resort will play host to the glamorous gala evening.
Since the start of July, women residing at local shelters for battered and abused women and children have been participating in a makeover project. The overall winner of the beauty sessions will be announced at the gala event, receiving various prizes. All funds raised through ticket sales as well as entry fees for the beauty contest, will be donated to the local shelters, including Creating Effective Families (Mossel Bay), Phambili (George), Malibongwe (Oudtshoorn) and Women Who Care (Knysna).

Enter Now
Opportunity still exists for unmarried beauties aged between 18 and 26 to enter for this prestigious beauty pageant. Entry forms are available at the Garden Route Casino as well as various Southern Cape tourism bureaux, including Mossel Bay, George, Riversdale, Oudtshoorn and Knysna. Entries close 18 September 2009.

For more information with regards to the beauty pageant, or if you are interesting in becoming involved as a sponsor, contact Tryana Potgieter (Event Coordinator) at Tel. 044 606 7777 or e-mail