Solo Adventurer Zakie Odendaal #Covergirl

June / July 2017 Overberg, Winelands, Western Cape & South Africa

Hello beautiful people

South Africa ~ June / July 2017

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“No amount of security is worth the suffering of a mediocre life chained to a routine that has killed your dreams.” – Maya Mendoza

Zakie Odendaal (#Cover-Girl:) Be Inspired ~ A Journey  Beloftebos Liefde by die Arena, Laurika Rauch at Grandwest Gabriëlskloof!

Inspired action matters!

Zakie Odendaal (23 year old #Cover-Girl:) completed her 10 month solo hike-adventure on 10 June 2017 when she reached the South Africa / Mozambique border. She started her inspired journey with just her backpack and no funding or sponsors in September 2016. Zakie hiked from the South African / Namibian border, all along the South African coastline. Her next adventure is to do a 7 day hike through Swaziland with only R70.

The Be Inspired ~ A Journey is a five star experience of five star nature, five star meals and five star accommodation. A wonderful South African hiking experience. It is made up of a series or choice of 3, 5 or 10 day guided slack-packing hikes of self-discovery throughout the Overberg region. It is the perfect way to relax and connect with nature and yourself. Release tension and stress while breathing exquisitely clean air and hiking  … more about Be Inspired ~ A Journey.

Please read about and support the coastline cleanups! It is fun and you will feel great about your Eco-respecting participation.

Getting married or celebrating life, Beloftebos is renowned for beautiful weddings and all other very special functions and memory making occasions.
Belofte means Promise and Bos means forest, but the name actually means: The forest where forever-promises are made. The beautiful setting under its majestic canopy of ancient Oak trees …more about Beloftebos and their farm accommodation.

Education and Information Matters!

The importance of Freedom of Panorama for Wikipedia. For South Africa.
Freedom of Panorama (FoP) enables you and Wikipedia to use photographs of public spaces, art and buildings in countries around the world without restriction. Whilst ensuring the artist or architect still benefits from copyright rights.

South Africa does not have Freedom of Panorama.

Its most important culture and history is missing on Wikipedia. Sharing such photos on social media isn’t allowed. Freedom of Panorama will fix that. Parliament is reviewing South African copyright law right now. If you think South Africa should have Freedom of Panorama? Take Action Please.

WINE Matters!

Creation Wines. A taste of heaven and earth.
Taking pride of place on the lofty Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge in South Africa’s Walker Bay Wine Region, Creation Wines affords impressive views of the towering mountain peaks that surround it. While this spectacular panorama alone would surely be enough to inspire the team to soar with the eagles, it is also the very earth beneath their feet that motivates them. …Read more about this creation wines 

Seven Springs Vineyards 
Enjoy this lovely video of the making of the Seven Springs Vineyard Syrah 2014

Sumaridge Estate Wines
Please read the delightful Sumaridge Estate newsletter.

Wine Village Hemel en Aarde Village Hermanus

#Win your set of tickets for two to the Hermanus Wine & Food Festival! 19 Years of Fine Wine Celebration. Friday 11 & Saturday 12 August 2017. This highly popular annual festival bringing wine-lovers from all over South Africa and the world to Hermanus for a well organised & relaxing feast of the senses.

Meet the D’Uva Portugal Wine Girls! “Of the grapes.”
That’s the literal translation of “d’uva”. It’s a fitting description for the octet who call themselves the D’Uva Portugal Wine Girls. Together, these eight women of diverse backgrounds and skill sets are determined to get the word out about fine wine in Portugal. Let’s learn more.

FOOD Matters!

“When the moon in the sky hits your eye”… its Gabriëlskloof! The dreamy and delicious Mediterranean platter is an essential experience! At only R250 per couple, including four excellently paired and deliriously divine estate wines. #JustDoIt! Tel: +27(0)28 284 9865 or Book here.

SA Hereford Cattle
Since the first Hereford cattle were imported from England in 1917, 2017 holds the SA Hereford Centenary Celebration. Nosy Rosy was honoured to have been invited to a warmhearted media launch of the 2017 / 2018 SA Hereford Centenary once-in-a-lifetime celebrations.

Go for a cosy four course Botrivier Hotel traditional “Boerekos” Sunday Lunch ~ only R145!

Community Matters!

~Please visit our Caring Community & Doing Random Acts of Kindness page where you can pick your favourite charity or choose a random one to donate a couple of rands to. Giving is good for the soul.

FUN Matters! Events To Attend

Every Friday Live Music at Tapas in Hermanus
Elgin Valley Events
Weekly Farmers Markets
9 – 13 August Kalfiefees Hermanus
12 August Wildekrans Rotary MTB Adventure 
11 & 12 August ~ Hermanus Wine and Food Festival
29 September – 1 October Whale Festival 

Swartland & West Coast
7 – 10 September 2017 ~ The Moorreesburg Swartland Show

Cape Town, Western Cape & Winelands & Klein Karoo
30 June – 2 July and 7 – 9 July Gordons’ Bay Winter Wonderland – Festival of Lights
14 July Liefde by die Arena concert with Die Heuwels Fantasties, Jo Black, Laurika Rauch and Loki Rothman at Grandwest
15 – 16 July 2017 Franschhoek Bastille Festival
4 – 6 August Robertson Slow
11 – 13 August Klein Karoo Klassique
25 – 27 August 2017 Poetry in McGregor
25 August – 2 September 2017 The Clanwilliam Wild Flower Show
1 – 3 September Darling Voorkamerfest
2 September 2017 – Pinotage on tap ~ Diemersfontein Wine Estate, Wellington
14 – 17 September The 100 year celebration of the Darling Wild Flower Show
Calitzdorp Events The Best Events site ever!

Check in to see what is on at…

The Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Hermanus U3A (University Of The 3rd Age)

Kirstenbosch Events 

Platbos – Africa’s Southernmost forest.

Theatre Lovers

See the latest South Africa Theater Magazine

Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra 

Cape Town Opera

On at the Fugard Theatre Cape Town

On at the Brooklyn Theater.

United Kingdom
8 October 2017 Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon in aid of the Cape Town Red Cross War Memorial and Children’s Hospital Trust.

Run the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon in aid of the Children’s Hospital Trust and give a child the chance to grow up.

By partaking in London’s most beautiful half, you’ll be supporting the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital in Cape Town – Africa’s first specialist pediatric hospital.

Since 2012, runners have contributed to ensuring that 250 000 children treated at the Hospital every year have access to world-class healthcare. From South Africa and beyond, most are from impoverished communities and one-third are younger than one year old.

When: Sunday 8 October 2017
Registration fee: £65
Fundraising target: £250

To book your spot, contact Jennifer Parsons on

Make every mile you run one that gives back childhood.
Join the team today.

Children  Matter!

Dr Matodzi Mukosi shakes the hand of Greg Bertish with the unveiling of the newly painted Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital. In the first photograph, Dr Matodzi Mukosi CEO of the Red Cross Children’s Hospital shakes the hand of Greg Bertish, Children’s Hospital Trust ambassador who championed the project.


Food Markets & Food Lovers

Baardskeerders Bos (B Bos) Farmers Market ~ Last Saturday of every month.

Hermanus Country Market Every Saturday morning at the Hermanus Cricket Club. 9am to 1pm.

Greyton Saturday Market Every Saturday

Stanford Sunset Market Last Friday of each month

Napier  The Village Market Every Friday & Saturday times: Fri: 1 – 5 pm / Sat: 9 am – 2 pm, Address: 44 Sarel Cilliers Street, Napier Info: 083 700 2152 /

Sedgefield Scarab Market  Every Saturday come rain or shine. Garden Route, Western Cape

Nosy Rosy Favourites

Places To Eat
Botriver Hotel Die Blaasbalk Restaurant
La Pentola
Spiceroute – Paarl
Tapas Live Music over weekends.
The Marine Hotel
Wildekrans Forage Restaurant

Wine Tastings & Food pairing
Creation Wines
Seven Springs Vineyards
Sumaridge Estate Wine 

Favourite Wineries
See our list of Award winning wines.

Favourite Olive Oils
Article and list

Places To Stay
Bloemhof Karoo – N1 Close to Three Sisters
Broadwater – Northern Cape
Delarey Guest Farm – Yzerfontein West Coast
The Marine ~ Hermanus
Milkwood Lodge
Francolin Hof
Aloe House
Poespasrivier 🙂
Accommodation McGregor

Places To Shop
See the extraordinary abalone-shell vases and mirrors by Lawton Roberts Design
Gift ideas and more
Shade Shop
Exclusive Works – The Ultimate Stainless Steel Pans, trailers etc!
Foto First – photographic desires.
PCXPress ALL computer needs
GO SOLAR – 123
Rossouw Modern Hermanus Art
Sonic WiFi -Retail | Repairs & Installations

Earthworks – Garden Design & Service with care!
Exclusive Works – Steelworks & Building Expertise
Grow your business: The labour office
PCXPress ALL computer needs
Sonic WiFi -Retail | Repairs & Installations
WebWits Design, Marketing & Maintenance
Woodworks – Dream it,
they create it!
NosyRosy Advertise your business or event.

Unnata® Aerial Yoga HERMANUS
“The inverted poses revitalize the whole system. They take the weight off the legs, relieving strain. “ more about aerial yoga
Pappin Pretorius Optometrist
Get Fit! ProActive Fitness
Natural Supplements
Child and family counselling
Child psychologist
Lianna Morrison

Things To Do
“Cooking for Pleasure” Classes at the Overstrand Training Institute.
Paleo your body into shape!
Go to the Saturday morning Farmers’ Market
Learn to dance with confidence!
Hermanus U3A Program
Visit Elgin Valley
Join Whale Coast conservation
Visit SpiceRoute Paarl

Register as a Blood donor:
Register now.

Property For Sale.
Country place for sale – Stanford area


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