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
‘Stop!’ A quiet command from Mphile. We are starting to cross the White Umfolozi River and are 500m from our start point, Mndindini base camp, on a Wilderness Trail in the Hluhluwe-imfolozi. Quickly she looks through a pair of binoculars. A lioness lying exposed in the riverbed, approximately 300m away. The wind is not in our favour and as she gets our scent, she disappears … Continue reading Wilderness Trail – Hluhluwe-iMfolozi
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.
Photography in the digital era has become synonymous with travel. Armed with push and shoot cameras, mobile phones, action cameras, bridge cameras and the enduring SLR, photography is no longer limited to professionals and the wealthy. Instead, anyone who can flex their index finger or thumb is able to capture the moment. Yet, despite the universal availability of photography certain images rise to consensual appreciation … Continue reading Shutter walk – a walking journey of photographic composition.
Each hike of our five day coastal hike has subtle differences reflecting the dynamic nature of the environment in the Garden Route. Continue reading Journal of a 5 day nature walk through the Garden Route
The boardwalk along the Wilderness lagoon in the Garden Route is ideal for birding or a short pre dinner stroll. Continue reading Touw River lagoon boardwalk.
However long you plan to visit the Garden Route, you will always run out of time with the diversity of activities. For nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, a loose itinerary for a week would be and introduction for your future visits. Continue reading A week of natural exploration in the Garden Route.