Category: What’s New

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May2017
The owners of Old Joe’s Kaia, Paul and Marian, have decided to move on to the next chapter of their lives after running the guesthouse for the past 12 years and will officially close the doors on 31 October 2017. There is much to be celebrated regarding the many years that ... Read More
May 27, 2017Old Joes Kaia
AutumnSunrise-teaser

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Apr2017
The beauty of an autumn sunrise stimulates deep contemplation. The slowing down, the preparation of cocooning in winter, the planning of cozy nights in front of blazing fires. CLICK HERE to check rates and availability Have a look at Old Joe's Kaia's specials: FOR LONGER STAYS Stay for 4 nights ... Read More
April 10, 2017Old Joes Kaia
MoreBusy

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Apr2017
Since the start of The Seedling Vegan Restaurant on 1 February 2016, we have had close to sixty workshop guests in our kitchen... ...learning about, playing and experimenting with vegan food in groups not larger than ten participants. Throughout these workshops the emphasis has been to prepare simple yet delicious and ... Read More
April 5, 2017Old Joes Kaia
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Jan2017

Happy New Year!

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We look back at 2016 with pride! During this morning’s staff meeting we reviewed the past year and made a list of our achievements as a team.   It was a very challenging year but with immense satisfaction for all of us at Old Joe’s Kaia. We harnessed the enthusiasm, strength and ... Read More
January 9, 2017Old Joes Kaia
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Oct2016
“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.”  (Rumi) Today we wondered how and what we offer in a competitive world. We realised that as a small community our contribution stretches far beyond just hosting an accommodation facility and some meals. We believe ... Read More
October 4, 2016Old Joes Kaia
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Sep2016
We had the most awesome dinner with Anton Malan from Rainbow's End, pairing our vegan food with his amazing wines! We had  international guests as well as local visitors at our table, all having a very exciting and memorable experience of our vegan food, while the wines were extremely well received ... Read More
September 14, 2016Old Joes Kaia
Cooking Crowd

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Aug2016
ALTERNATIVE COOKING WORKSHOP This past weekend saw ten super enthusiastic cooks come together to produce meals of astronomically delicious proportions. We experimented with various flours, egg alternatives, milk substitutes, artful plating, and so much more. The emphasis was on solving real-life problems in the kitchen, environmental issues, healthy eating and cruelty-free ... Read More
August 25, 2016Old Joes Kaia
Gratitude

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Jul2016
In times like these, when the world is in chaos and everything seems cruel and merciless, we have to find a way of keeping the balance. This is a summary of what we consider being our blessings at Old Joe’s Kaia: The beautiful environment we work and live in, the clean air, ... Read More
July 18, 2016Old Joes Kaia
Bush Babies

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Jun2016

Bush Babies

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... in broad daylight? We heard a huge bird commotion at the edge of the log cabin forest. They were squawking and chattering profusely, just as they normally would when there is a snake in close proximity. On investigation we discovered the reason for the upset – a pair of bush ... Read More
June 27, 2016Old Joes Kaia