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CONTENTS                                                   EDITOR'S


                                                                                                                                                                                                             NOTE


                                                                                                                                                                                                             Welcome to the August/
                                                                                                                                                          JOBURG                       BLOOMING
                                                                                                                                                         ART FAIR                      BIOSPHERE             September issue of CemAir
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Skynews. While June was a
                                                                                                                                                                                                             tough month on the Garden
                                                                                                                                                     Africa's biggest                  The Garden            Route we can still look forward
                                                                                                                                                        and best art                   Route was             with hope.
                                                                                                                                                       event to date                   officially awarded
                                                                                                                                                                                       UNESCO                At a fortuitous time and in
                                                                                                                                     PAGE 12                            PAGE 18        Biosphere status      celebration of regrowth the
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Garden Route has been
                                                                                                                                                                                                             awarded UNESCO Biosphere
                                                                                                                                                                                                             status (page 18). This means
                                                                                                                                       THRIVING                        ON Y'ER BIKE                          that now almost a third of
                                                                                                                                   THORNYBUSH                                                                the Western Cape is under
                                                                                                                                                                         Up your MTB                         biosphere protection which
                                                                                                                                      An excellent                            game                           helps with sustainable
                                                                                                                                        bushveld                                                             support for industry and the
                                                                                                                                       experience                                                            environment.

                                                                                                                                                       PAGE 22                            PAGE 28            There are some fabulous MTB
                                                                                                                                                                                                             routes throughout the Garden
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Route and beyond and our
                                                                                                                                                                                                             resident sports writer Andy
                                                                                                                                                    RIDING HIGH                        MILES HIGH            O’Sullivan unpacks what you
                                                                                                                                                                                       FINE FOOD             need to get on your bike (page
                                                                                                                                                                                                             28).
                                                                                                                                                    MTB events
                                                                                                                                                    across the coun-                   CemAir's              Talking about growth —
                                                                                                                                                    try give back                      boutique inflight     CemAir has certainly grown.
                                                                                                                                                                                       catering              Today, you may be reading
                                                                                                                                                                                                             this on the new route  from
                                                                                                                                     PAGE 30                            PAGE 34                              Cape Town or Johannesburg
                                                                                                                                                                                                             to Hoedspruit. If you’re
                                                                                                                                                                                                             wondering about where to
                                                                                                                                                                                                             stay or planning for your next
                                                                                                                                      SHOOTING                        ON A LIGHTER                           trip be sure to read our story
                                                                                                                                         STARS                               NOTE                            on the Thornybush Collection
                                                                                                                                                                                                             (page 22), showcasing their
                                                                                                                                                                                                             innovative service approach
                                                                                                                                        The Iziko                         "Is it a bird?                     and unique engagement with
                                                                                                                                      Planetarium                        Is it a plane?                      eco-sustainability.
                                                                                                                                     undergoes an                              No!!!
                                                                                                                                         upgrade                      It’s a Van Gogh!"
                                                                                                                                                       PAGE 40                            PAGE 46            Looking at the long-term future
                                                                                                                                                                                                             of Africa, the Iziko Planetarium
                                                                                                                                                                                                             in Cape Town recently
                                                                                                                                 REGUL ARS                          CEMAIR UPDATE                  6         underwent a multi-million rand
                                                                                                                                                                                                             upgrade in line with the Iziko
                                                                                                                                                                                                   7
                                                                                                                                                                    CEMAIR NEWS
                                                                                                                                                                    ROUTE MAP & SAFETY INFO        8         museums mandate to grow
                                                                                                                                                                    CEMAIR’S FLEET                 9         the best science and research
                                                                                                                                                                    BUSINESS AND FINANCE           26        facilities on the continent. We
                                                                                                                                                                    TECH PAGE                      32        look at this upgrade on page
                                                                                                                                                                    SOUTH COAST & GARDEN ROUTE 38            40.
                                                                                                                                                                    EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT       42
                                                                                                                                                                    JUST FOR FUN                   44        And not forgetting the arts. The
                                                                                                                                                                    LETTERS TO CEMAIR              45        FNB Joburg Art Fair turns ten
                                                                                                                                                                                                             this year and to mark a decade
                                                                                                                                                                                                             of progress I look back at those
                                                                                                                                                                                                             very early years of the fair’s
                                                                                                                                CEMAIR SKYNEWS TEAM / PUBLISHER & SALES Lorna MacLeod / EDITOR Emma Jordan   growth, plus, Lucy McGarry,
                                                                                                                                ART DIRECTOR Alice Evans JUNIOR DESIGNER Roxanne Conradie / ADMINISTRATION & SALES Kirsten   the curator of the 2017 South
                                                                                                                                MacMillan CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Andy Sullivan, Chris Jordan, Lynette Dicey, René Connelly CEMAIR   African pavilion at Venice
                                                                                                                                SERVICES Nicolene Myburgh COVER PHOTO Paradise by Robin Rhode                Biennale picks her top four
                                                                                                                                Published by Mac Publishing & Consulting on behalf of CemAir. Contact +27 (0)44 533 0715, for   artists of the moment (page 12).
                                                                                                                                advertising enquiries contact lorna@macpublishing.co.za / +27 (0)78 425 4382. For CemAir bookings
                                                                                                                                and enquiries contact tickets@cemair.co.za / www.flycemair.co.za / +27 (0)861 CEMAIR (236 247)  So sit back, relax and happy
                                                                                                                                                                                                             reading.
                                                                                                                                                         the brainchild of me,
                                                                                                                                                        Alice, a graphic designer, designdesign,   a mother, a wife, a daughter, a sister, a friend  i am also
                                                                                                                                                        visual artist, digital manipulator,
                                                                                                                                                          creative, creator, daydreamer,  and in the face of deadlines
                                                                                                                                                        thinker and all round ideas-girl. a contortionist. I have dogs,
                                                                                                                                                         a cat, two goldfish, a home, I pay taxes.
                                                                                                                                                        i have tattoos. Unconventional – yes. i breathe colour,
                                                                                                                                                        think in shapes and when I design, it’s love that moves my hand love for the aesthetic,
                                                                                                                                                         for typography, for bold lines and daring design. i get a kick out of composition  Emma
                                                                                                                                                         and get goosebumps when I see visual harmony emerge on paper or pixel.
                                                                                                                                                        smiles, drinking coffee, modernity, clean lines borne of clever thought,
                                                                                                                                                        i live to design and design to live.  What inspires me? Life, love,
                                                                                                                                          MAC            the box. Break it down, turn it inside out and upside down
                                                                                                                                                         from manga, music, movies, a colour swatch to the shapes
                                                                                                                                                        art, illustrations, good food, great typography. Everything inspires,
                                                                                                                                                        of trees, birds on a wire.My ideas stem from simplicity
                                                                                                                                                        a life less complicated and complemented by design that echoes such.
                                                                                                                                                        I don’t just design, I create.  I think out of the box, I rethink
                                                                                                                                                         so that at the end of it, it’s not a box but whatever it is
                                                                                                                                                          endless love and reckless abandon.
                                                                                                                                                         you want it to be.   Life’s short, live it with
                                                                                                                                                Publishing
                                                                                                                                                          Dance when people are watching,
                                                                                                                                                          paint your walls all shades
                                                                                                                                                         often, have fun
                                                                                                                                                          of awesome, laugh
                                                                                                                                                         and just
                                                                                                                                                         be
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