These days it’s so easy to get disconnected from your loved ones; ironic because we have never been as connected as we are now. How do we reconnect with others and most importantly with ourselves? Escaping to Prince Albert might hold the key!
Step one is giving those gadgets a break from the gadgets, at least for some of the day! Take time to enjoy the amazing unfiltered landscape that contains a lot of hidden gems for the whole family to enjoy.
The health conscious age is upon us and the beautiful landscape of Prince Albert makes outdoor hiking, biking or cycling more tempting than ever. Working with the rhythm of the day is key – by 6 am the sun has already made its appearance, so the early morning hours are perfect for outdoor activities. Go for a friendly run or go cycling by hiring bicycles from either Dennehof Tours or Prince Albert Cycles. Go for a brisk walk through the town, which is a very well preserved architectural marvel. On Saturday mornings at 7 am, you can join the parkrun revolution – a friendly, informal 5 km timed walk or run which you can join absolutely free – meet at Odendaal sports grounds.
Step 2 – reconnect with unfiltered flavours. After exploring the great karroo on foot you would have worked up a healthy appetite. Cooking classes are wonderful opportunities for the whole family to bond, experience and learn about South African food and culture of the beautiful Karoo. Three friendly options are available – Jeremy Freemantle of The Real Food Company and Ridwaan Lockhart of Simply Saffron both offer custom made cooking classes upon request. Camilla at African Relish offers every day classes – morning or afternoon or full day and you can choose from a variety of themes. All of these options will not only satisfy, but exceed your expectations.
The final step brings us full circle; connect with something bigger than yourself. End off your your amazing day settling down under a star filled sky with the ones you love and enjoy a picture only the Karoo can paint.
With views like these, it’s easy to see why so many fall in love with the unfiltered Prince Albert.