Casual observations of El Nino in the Garden Route.

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.


Mud and snow beneath the stars in the Karoo

“Do you realise that it is going to be freezing during your stay here?” was the opening question from Erna when she phoned a day before our planned arrival at her establishment in the Roggeveld. “Yes, we have seen the weather report and are packed for extreme weather” I replied. Amanda and I were preparing…