Recently I read a social media post where the account holder slated one of the trails in the Garden Route. Her complaint is that, just because a trail is established doesn’t make it worthwhile walking and that, for her, it was a boring trail. The trail she was slating was one of the Elephant Trail loops at Diepvalle. I was amazed. All three of the … Continue reading Overcoming ecological ignorance while travelling.
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. Continue reading Casual observations of El Nino in the Garden Route.
Parent birds are faced with difficult options when one egg is delayed hatching. Continue reading Africa is not for the faint-hearted.
While touring through the Knysna Forest it is important to see both the wood and the trees. Within the forests are singular marvels which may assist in our endeavour for a sustainable future and our understanding of the essence of biomimicry. Continue reading Magnificent Trees of the Garden Route
In the Slow Town community of Sedgefield, the opening of the lagoon mouth is a popular event. Continue reading Kingfisher Creek lagoon mouth opened.
As you travel abroad or through your own home town, look for the signs of global warming and ask yourself what you are doing to mitigate rising CO2 levels. Continue reading Alternating currents.
“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 for our winter visit, the first of four 14 day … Continue reading Mud and snow beneath the stars in the Karoo