The COVID-19 pandemic started off as a distant threat in China and rapidly spread to the rest of the world before we could even comprehend its severity. Its reality hit home when we started seeing the infection numbers skyrocket in the blink of an eye.
Lockdown travel blues
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the entire world to come to a standstill, and everyone is now bound to their homes. No holiday, no travel … or can we? Here are some tips on how to cure your travel blues during lockdown:
SSSSSNAKE! Be informed and prepared – Part 3
In our new monthly column, we will look at different snakes holidaymakers may encounter at ATKV resorts … This week we look at ATKV Klein-Kariba.
Camping tips when visiting an ATKV resort
“Camping is only fun when the weather is fine”, my dad used to say. That was probably after that one caravan weekend we had, when it rained all the time. All we could do was sitting in our Caravette 6, playing cards...
Okay, we know. You have been waiting the whole year for StudenteJOL. The exams are done, the marks don’t look TOO bad, and your dad has already paid a few rand into your account. Now you, your bros and the girls are ready to roll.
Every cloud has a silver lining…
At the ATKV, we deliver a service. It’s our job and our duty to let people relax. To let them kick off their shoes and help them to forget about work, stress and routine for a moment. In a way, we give people hope again. We recharge batteries. We create memories that are cherished for years.
Ex-railway man celebrates 90th with the ATKV
He survived two wars, saw the birth and end of apartheid, and now, at the start of a new decade, the 90-year old uncle Johan van Deventer is a proud member of the ATKV. This die-hard ex-railway man from Nigel, to the east of Johannesburg, was born on 8 February 1930.
Camping memories from Hollywood...
It has been a while now that Neil Sandilands is not Bart from the deli in 7de Laan anymore. Nowadays you will see him rubbing shoulders with actors like Tom Hanks, film directors like Michael Bay or in a super hero outfit showing The Flash a thing or two as The Thinker in die TV series with the same name.
Things to do for culture vultures at Drakensville
There are two types of holidaymakers: The families who want to reach their destination as soon as possible, because only then their holiday begins. Then there are those families who stop for sightseeing at every small town along the way.
Yeast bread on the coles
Lynthia Julius is not only known for her enchanting poetry (she was after all the winner of the 2018 AVBOB poetry competition), she is also a master bread baker – and today she is showing us how to master a recipe as only a Namakwalander can do.