So often a sign lacks the detail of what it is indicating. In Graaff Reinet, as you enter the town from the south, there is an insignificant sign indicating a hiking trail. No trail name. No trail distance. Merely, turn west off the N9. Recently, while visiting Graaff Reinet, I again saw the sign and decided to do some online research. All I found was … Continue reading Karoo Hiking – Eerstefontein Trail
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.
Close encounters with Klipspringers on the Swartberg Pass. Continue reading Close encounters with wildlife on the Swartberg Pass
Part of the annual spring migration of sheep to the Bo Roggeveld for summer grazing. Continue reading Roggeveld Trekboer spring migration
Despite being beyond the natural of the species, this Quiver tree looked in place in the Roggeveld Karoo landscape. Continue reading Quiver tree
The Tankwa Karoo National Park offers more than a floral display to visitors. It is ideal for walking and mountain biking through semi desert i the South Africa. Continue reading Mountain biking in the Tankwa Karoo National Park