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High Climbers

By Warren Mayers To be blunt and punny – the state of climbing in South Africa is rocking. Since the ivory gates of apartheid toppled this country has played host to a number of the world’s finest climbers, all of…

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Raw Rugged Beauty: The Cederberg Wilderness

Approximately three hours from Cape Town, past the lush green vineyards towards the farmlands beneath the arid mountains, lies the Cederberg wilderness: an expansive “mountain playground” that is a prime spot for camping, hiking, rock climbing, and wildlife spotting. Just…

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Manners and Murmurations

How to be on your best behaviour when meeting a mob of meerkats By Melissa Baird I’ve been on several journeys to meet creatures that have taken me to extremes I probably would have avoided under ‘normal’ circumstances, like jumping…

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Rocking the Daisies 10th Anniversary

“Play Hard, Tread Lightly” Rocking the Daisies 2015 literally rocked me, physically and mentally. And it’s not just because I attended with a bad case of the flu or crammed into a two-person tent with three people and a backpack…

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The land of ice and fire

By Jess Handley When one thinks of some of the coldest places on earth, Antarctica or the North Pole are usually what spring to mind. Popular perception is that Iceland is also pretty cold but there are places that are…

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Footsteps in the sand

By Melissa Baird Taking a leisurely hike along the bays that make up the route of the Cape West Coast Biosphere Reserve’s Five Bay Trail is like sipping a rich, salty tonic that rejuvenates the soul and inspires imagination. After…

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The Cape’s magic carpet

In many classic romance films, television shows, or advertisements; there is a montage that has been played out more frequently than Elizabeth Taylor tied the knot or Hugh Hefner changed girlfriends. The scene in question usually involves a young man…

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Bridging the green gap

Ever wanted to save the world? You’re not alone. Let’s be honest, though, living sustainably “is a lovely idea, but it’s an IDEA” as my fellow eco-worrier mentioned at the start of our two weeks on the road together. She’s…

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Fading footsteps

As thick clouds roll in over the hills of Phalaborwa, the smell of a thunderstorm’s imminent approach can be felt in the vibrations of the ground, rippling their way into the water, the trees and the air of the most…

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Coastal hikes of South Africa

South Africa has a coastline of between 2798 and 3751 kilometres, depending on who you ask and how they measured it. Every summer, thousands of people flock to this long and diverse stretch of coast to relax and enjoy the…

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The Cape’s magic carpet

In many classic romance films, television shows, or advertisements; there is a montage that has been played out more frequently than Elizabeth Taylor tied the knot or Hugh Hefner changed girlfriends. The scene in question usually involves a young man…

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Fading footsteps

As thick clouds roll in over the hills of Phalaborwa, the smell of a thunderstorm’s imminent approach can be felt in the vibrations of the ground, rippling their way into the water, the trees and the air of the most…

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Tree-mendous adventure in Zambia

Livingstone, Zambia is an interesting place. It’s a melting pot of national and international diversity, a hotspot for tourism, a center of trade, an obstacle to migrating animals, and the so called ‘adventure capital of the world’.It’s a modern day…

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Nature’s painting

If one is living in the Southern hemisphere and in particular anywhere far south of the equator, it is a widely accepted truth that one will have to travel quite a distance to see the relics, structures and historical artefacts…

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Natural Wonders of the World

Since beginning of recorded history, early man and his predecessors have left behind relics of their retrospective societies that serve as both an indicator of what was deemed significant in their world while at the same time leaving confirmation of…

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Who? Where? What? Wwoof?

As globalisation is upon us, and means of travel are becoming more and more accessible, travelling to distant, foreign lands is becoming more of an exciting reality than a far off dream. However, as the fad of the “Eurotrip” begins…

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