Confectionery and Coffee after the ride. ‘Banana?’ Amanda answered as she tucked into her slice of cake. We were lounging on the deck with coffee and carrot cake reflecting on our country ride just north of Groot Brak. As we had entered Pepper Boom restaurant in Groot Brak, I had asked the chef what his secret ingredient for his carrot cake was. Sure enough, it … Continue reading Mountain Biking in the Garden Route : Looping Around Wolvedans Dam.
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. Continue reading Garden Route Trail Run – Goukamma Traverse 2016
In addition to the ‘Big Five’ and incredible predators in South Africa, spending time watching some micro predators like a Golden Orb Spider hunting can be just as captivating as a feline hunt. Continue reading Micro Predators – Golden Orb Spiders
If you are looking for the ideal travel camera you can’t beat a GoPro. In addition to its action camera abilities, it provides superb landscape, nature studies and candid camera photography. Continue reading GoPro – a travel camera offering diverse capabilities.
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
The Garden Route offers a broad spectrum of mountain biking opportunities and it is well worth planning a few extra days to explore as many routes as possible. Continue reading Mountain biking in and around the Garden Route.
Every nature lover should have a daily ritual – ours is coffee. Continue reading Coffee rituals of two nature addicts.