June 2017 will be remembered by South Africans for decades to come. A historical moment when Mother Nature showed her true power and the only option was to get out of her path and watch in awe. For a week preceding the fire, extreme weather warnings had been issued with predictions of flooding in drought…
Trees are amazing, spectacular, ingenious, astounding and magnificent. Trees sustain, recycle and contribute to our very existence. Trees house us, clothe us and heal us. Yet, many, in the lustful moment of attempting to immortalize an ephemeral passion of eros, carve insignificant initials into the bark of trees. Initials that on average linger long after…
Hiking through the Garden Route offers a diversity of unconventional wildlife encounters in the forest, dunes and on the beach.
This Easter weekend, if you are looking for a medium distance trail run through pristine wilderness in the Garden Route, the Goukamma Traverse Trail Run near Sedgefield should be your first option.
Each time we hike the Garden Route Trail, a five day coastal hike between Wilderness and Brenton on Sea, we discover a host of natural wonders.
In the central Garden Route, the Bushpig Trail is a medium distance day walk which traverses diverse fossil dune vegetation.
Though the impact of the recent El Nino effect was subtle in the Garden Route, careful observation demonstrates how marine life and the intertidal zone was influenced.