The picturesque village of Hogsback in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa is the picture of tranquility as it lies surrounded by mountains and forests. But this was not always the case, and the nearby remains of Fort Mitchell bear testimony to the fact that for a period of time in the past the area was plagued by conflict.
Perched on the very edge of the dramatic Amatola Mountain, surrounded by indigenous forests and pine plantations, the little town of Hogsback is the stuff fairytales are made of. In winter Hogsback is often blanketed with snow, and that's when its time to kick back and cozy up in front of a roaring log fire or to take a brisk walk in the clear bracing air. Hogsback is an ...