The South African coastline harbours abundant archeological evidence of human activity and marine utilization by our ancestors. Visiting the late stone age fish traps near Oysterbay is an insight of how transient our history and how dependent we are on nature. Continue reading Oysterbay historical fish traps
Mt Zebra National Park offers a balance between game viewing and geological features and is a must for nature lovers looking for remote tranquility. Continue reading Mt Zebra National Park
Every nature lover should have a daily ritual – ours is coffee. Continue reading Coffee rituals of two nature addicts.
Looking for a new adventure we decided to ‘revisit’ a favorite getaway for a four day biking and birding tour. Late summer and early autumn is the perfect time to visit Weltevrede Fig Farm. Not only are the orchards laden with figs to meet any appetite, but the heat of the Karoo sun is tempered with cool evening breezes. Amongst the many attractions of Weltevrede … Continue reading Biking and birding in Weltevrede.
Sometimes getting the shot is an exercise of patience. Continue reading Lucky shot.
EVERY day in nature is a lesson, and while wading through books, we learn a lot, actually being able to experience some natural event will embed the knowledge forever. Yesterday I was privileged to be present for a search and release of some snakes that had been rescued from a proposed construction area. The snake that grabbed my attention was the Rinkhals. I have always … Continue reading How to safely handle a Rinkhals.
Close encounters with Klipspringers on the Swartberg Pass. Continue reading Close encounters with wildlife on the Swartberg Pass