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Ambleside Self-Catering Guest House

Ambleside self-catering guest house is accessibly located with walking distance from the town of Clarens. surrounded by exquisite mountain views this venue is ideal for adventure lovers and those who seek serenity and tranquil from the busy life. Surrounded by mountains such as Drakensburg, Clarens Kloof guest are guaranteed to have a time of their lives.  (more…)

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475 Clarens

Fit for couples who seek a romantic getaway, this bed and breakfast is expediently located near stunning mountain views of Mount Horeb. Equipped with free WIFI and ample space for parking this accommodation houses two rooms. the venue is just 300 meters from Clarens Wellness Day spa and close to other facilities in the town square.  

The first bedroom has a queen size bed and it’s called Deft room. The second room (Clarens room) also has a queen sized bed. Guest are provided with electric blankets and heaters in all of the rooms to keep warm and wad off cold. Both these rooms provide privacy where guest have their own courtyard gardens and braai areas.  (more…)

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Clarens Grand Villa

This luxurious home is air conditioned and has a private pool. It features a garden and barbecue facilities which are ideal for enjoying meals outside while absorbing the scenic views outside. The patio shutters can open completely on good weather days. The indoor fireplace provides warmth for the guest during cold winter nights. Wood will be provided and the fireplace stacked for the guest. The villa has an open plan self-catering kitchen which has a gas oven and stove, a top quality coffee machine, double fridge, additional bar fridge for the drinks available in the bar area.  (more…)

Clarens – Kwela Town of the Year

Clarens, also known as the “Jewel of the Eastern Free State”, is a little Village in the mountains, on the Edge of the Golden Gate National Park looking down over the Drakensburg and is the best place to find peace and tranquillity. Clarens was established in 1912, named after a town in Switzerland where exiled Paul Kruger spent his last days.

Clarens is honoured to be nominated for Kwela’s South African Town of the Year Award. (more…)

Soccer Tournament Timetable

A knockout tournament or elimination tournament is divided into successive rounds; each competitor plays in at least one fixture per round. The top-ranked competitors in each fixture progress to the next round. As rounds progress, the number of competitors and fixtures decreases. The final round, usually known as the final or cup final, consists of just one fixture; the winner of which is the overall champion.

In a single-elimination tournament, only the top-ranked competitors in a fixture progress; in 2-competitor games, only the winner progresses. All other competitors are eliminated. This ensures a winner is decided with the minimum number of fixtures. However, most competitors will be eliminated after relatively few matches; a single bad or unlucky performance can nullify many preceding excellent ones.

A double-elimination tournament may be used in 2-competitor games to allow each competitor a single loss without being eliminated from the tournament. All losers from the main bracket enter a losers’ bracket, the winner of which plays off against the main bracket’s winner.

Annual Marathon Registration

The marathon is a long-distance running event with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26 miles and 385 yards), usually run as a road race. The event was instituted in commemoration of the fabled run of the Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens.

The marathon was one of the original modern Olympic events in 1896, though the distance did not become standardized until 1921. More than 500 marathons are held throughout the world each year, with the vast majority of competitors being recreational athletes as larger marathons can have tens of thousands of participants.

Traffic Safety Notice

Road traffic safety refers to methods and measures for reducing the risk of a person using the road network being killed or seriously injured. The users of a road include pedestrians, cyclists, motorists, their passengers, and passengers of on-road public transport, mainly buses and trams. Best-practice road safety strategies focus upon the prevention of serious injury and death crashes in spite of human fallibility (which is contrasted with the old road safety paradigm of simply reducing crashes assuming road user compliance with traffic regulations). Safe road design is now about providing a road environment which ensures vehicle speeds will be within the human tolerances for serious injury and death wherever conflict points exist.

Upcoming Public Meetings

A town hall meeting is an American term given to an informal public meeting, function, or event derived from the traditional town meetings of New England. Typically open to everybody in a town community and held at the local municipal building, attendees generally present ideas, voice their opinions, ask questions of the public figures, elected officials, or political candidates at the town hall. Attendees rarely vote on an issue or propose an alternative to a situation. It is not used outside of this secular context.

Summer Rock Festival Tickets on Sale!

A rock festival, considered synonymous with pop festival, is considered to be a large-scale rock music concert, featuring multiple acts performing an often diverse range of popular music including rock, pop, folk, electronic, and related genres. As originally conceived in the mid to late 1960s, rock festivals were held outdoors, often in open rural areas or open-air sports arenas, fairgrounds and parks, typically lasted two or more days, featured long rosters of musical performers, and attracted very large crowds – sometimes numbering several hundred thousand people.

Local Artist Exhibition

The performing arts community in Louisville, Kentucky is undergoing a renaissance. The Kentucky Center, dedicated in 1983, located in the downtown hotel and entertainment district, is a premiere performing arts center. It features a variety of plays and concerts, and is the performance home of the Louisville Ballet, Louisville Orchestra, Broadway Across America – Louisville, Music Theatre Louisville, Stage One, KentuckyShow! and the Kentucky Opera, which is the twelfth oldest opera in the United States. The center also manages the historic W. L. Lyons Brown Theatre, which opened in 1925 and is patterned after New York’s acclaimed Music Box Theatre.