Author: Vanessa Smeets

I've worked for Pretoria News, Die Perdeby & Die Matie. I teach to inspire the young, I write to inspire the rest

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”Augustine Hippo Here is a look at the places that have awakened my soul upon its journey around the globe… BEST RELAXATION: Stellenbosch, South Africa. Sipping on a glass of fine wine, in the company of vineyards and majestic mountains. PHOTO: Vanessa Smeets BEST CHARACTERS: Bo-Kaap, South Africa. A stone’s throw away from the Cape Town CBD, meet everyone from the street beggar to the Cape Malay sheik… Amazing stories from Apartheid days to now. PHOTO: Vanessa Smeets BEST SUNSETS: Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe. A forgotten treasure in…

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