Category Archive: Lianne’s Travels

Conquer your fear of heights at Oribi Gorge

This weekend was another impromptu trip with no particular plan other than to camp. Call it the Friday itch,’ or the relentless urge to ‘pack up and go’ and to make the most… Continue reading

An Impromptu 3 day Pony trek into Lesotho

To give myself credit, I had absolutely no idea what was about to take place. When I arrived I thought I was going deep into  the Lesotho mountains in the luxury of a… Continue reading

Kenmo Lake; the perfect picnic spot

This weekend I discovered that I am what they call in the States, a leaf peeper: someone who actively seeks out Autumn-bearing trees, most notably the Oak tree, the Poplar tree and the… Continue reading

Last minute Easter plans: Cobham Nature Reserve

The deciding factor would not be the ‘lack’ of an electric kettle but to be in a beautiful place, close up to nature and away from bustling over crowded Easter destinations with electrical points!

Centocow; more than just a Mission

I went home with much more than just a few pictures.

St Mary’s Seminary, the great unknown!

Though St Mary’s Seminary is near a busy Ixopo road, no-one would think that a little inconspicuous dirt road that juts off and that climbs a steep hill, would take you to a place so grand and captivating as this.

Coddiwompling in Highmoor

The last time we used our 5-man dome tent was at Lake Malawi, in blistering hot tropical heat, pitched on a concrete platform under a thatched shelter. This time, it was different. It… Continue reading

Hiking up Mulanje Massif with children

It was our second to last weekend in Malawi and the day before Easter. The TV droned on, babbling on about something unimportant, on and on and on! I could see how this… Continue reading

Mua Mission: In search of something ‘different’

Ever since we passed them on the road – wild, unpredictable and masked, I wanted to know more about the Gule Wamkulu and it’s secret society. Of all places to learn about it, it was the beautiful Mua Mission that shed light on this sacred ceremony…