Orange River 2014

Lifeblood: the indispensable factor or influence that gives something its strength and vitality  Heading north again, but truth be told, this wasn’t just another river trip – this year the dirty thirties finally gave way graciously to the naughty forties, and all I wanted to celebrate the occasion was to escape to the one piece … Continue reading Orange River 2014

Cape2Knysna Challenge, 2014

A few days off work. An entry to the Knysna Forest Marathon. And another petrol price hike. Three perfect ingredients to justify getting on your bike and riding off over the horizon on another adventure. And thus was born the Cape2Knysna challenge, a kind of dodgy attempt to combine a holiday, exercise and sightseeing all … Continue reading Cape2Knysna Challenge, 2014

Tankwa calling

No one goes into the driest place in our country without good reason. Even fewer venture through without a destination on the other side. You don’t just accidentally stumble into the Tankwa. My introduction to this desert landscape came a few years back when our family weekend getaway turned into an exploration of a more … Continue reading Tankwa calling