I haven’t explored Lesotho much, but my recent epic (and quite unexpected) opportunity to explore the Sehlabathebe region on horseback has given me a unique glimpse of life in Lesotho. To start with, I felt a bit like that chap on the comical travel documentary, ‘Idiot abroad,’ when I […]
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 4×4 to look for stolen horses. To learn about the ongoing stock theft from South […]
There was snow in the Drakensberg last weekend; usually an event that prompts a migration of motorists to the mountains, hoping to get a hold of some snow, to make a snowman or attempt to drive up Sani Pass. I was busy that weekend and so I missed […]
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 Japanese Maple tree. A friend had suggested I take a visit to Kenmo Lake just […]
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!
This weekend, I woke up bright and early to catch the sunrise in Karkloof, KwaZulu-Natal. I cant quite say that I’ve ever really been a morning person, but it seems that ‘these’ days, I find the early mornings most exciting. The moment that great big orange sun steadily […]
It’s times like these that I truly love what I do. How travel and social photography is as much about the places you discover as it is the connections you make with the people.
I went home with much more than just a few pictures.
Sometimes it’s hard not to be consumed by all the bad stuff happening here. The politics, the recent spate of brutal farm murders, the xenophobia, the racism, the tax laws…there’s plenty to make one want to pack up and head to another country or place. Many do, understandably. […]