There were arctic gale force winds for 2 solid days and our flimsy tents and broken bodies could not take another assault. It was time to pack up and make haste! We left just in time. We closed the Koiimasis farm gate, and sped off down the beautiful […]
I love to take the back roads! And the Eastern Cape Highlands are a ‘back-road’ paradise; full of little farm roads that twist and turn and take you through some of the most spectacular landscapes South Africa has to offer. This section of our road trip was no […]
My camera bag (minus the camera) was behind us, left in a cloud of dust on a quiet dirt road somewhere in the Eastern Cape. We motored on. The road trip had just begun and we had a long way to go if we wanted to reach Maclear […]
It’s a tempting thought – to rush to the beach and to dip my toes into that postcard turquoise blue water, to soak up the sunshine and live on a diet of coconuts, crayfish and sweet Malagasy rum. But it’s not going to happen. For one, Madagascar is […]
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 […]
Why bother with rockets and spacesuits, when you’ve got the D1991 road straight to the moon, just an hour from Swakopmund?!
We rolled into the park, armed with binoculars, camera’s and chips to keep the kids quiet! Within 100 metres of entering Etosha Park, there seemed to be a steady flow of elephants, zebra and springbok crossing the road. As with most of us folk who enjoy a bit […]
We just winged it! It’s probably not the best way to approach a holiday in the desert with a 4 and 6 year old and during the peak tourism season. But that’s how we ‘rolled’ this trip! We landed in Windhoek on a very cold winter’s night and […]