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2006-08-01 08:23:51

By Anton Ferreira CLANWILLIAM, South Africa (Reuters) - Rock cliffs loom high above the wingtips of the two-seater plane as it banks sharply through the winding course of a narrow ravine in South Africa's rugged Cederberg mountains. Pilot Johan Ferreira is in his element -- he has found a way to combine his love for flying with a passion for nature by helping to track the elusive leopards that roam the mountain wilderness some 150 miles north of Cape Town. Ferreira is a member of...

2006-04-03 20:15:00

By Anton Ferreira CLANWILLIAM, South Africa (Reuters) - The normally tranquil country roads of South Africa's Cederberg district are resounding to the rumble of trucks packed to overflowing with bales of reedy herbs. It's harvest time for rooibos, a health tea that is winning fans from Berlin to Tokyo. South African suppliers say the tea, grown nowhere else, is poised for a dramatic expansion in the U.S. market following their victory in a trademark dispute in American courts last year. The...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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