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BAMBOO THE GUEST HOUSE BLOG

21 Jan 2015

Adrenalin seeking bungy (bungee) jumpers of today have a tiny South Pacific island to thank for the creation of this brief but incredibly thrilling activity. Pentecost Island, one of the 83 islands that make up the country of Vanuatu, was ‘discovered’ in 1768 by French explorer...

21 Jan 2015

Foefie sliding essentially involves a means of elevated motion by gravity whilst attached via a harness and pulley to a steel cable. Whilst studying the ecology of the Costa Rican rainforests scientists enlisted the help of engineers to access and move around in the forest canopy – and thus zip-lining...

21 Jan 2015

Emzini Tours, a beacon of hope in post apartheid South Africa, is the realisation of the dreams of two extraordinary and dedicated women, Ella Mahlulo and Penny Mainwaring. Ella has fought her way through adversity and poverty in a rural area of the Eastern Cape whilst Penny has travelled the...

21 Jan 2015

The third annual Klein Karoo Klassique takes place in Oudtshoorn from Thursday 4th August to Sunday 7th August 2011. This festival brings together the best in classical and other music, fabulous regional cuisine as well as local art and wines. Bamboo guests should definitely set aside some time...

21 Jan 2015

The Crags, a jewel in the Garden Route crown some 15km east of Plettenberg Bay, is a veritable cornucopia of attractions for the passing visitor. Two of the star attractions in the area are Monkeyland and Birds of Eden, sister sanctuaries adjacent to each other. A visit to...

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