Journal of a 5 day nature walk through the Garden Route

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

Giant Kingfisher Trail

This is a moderate forest walk. Starting from the Ebb and Flow rest camp east of the village of Wilderness in the Garden Route. The trail follows the course of the Touw River to a series of cascades forming two waterfalls and three rock pools amongst large granite boulders. There are two methods of reaching the cascades. The simplest is to walk, starting from the … Continue reading Giant Kingfisher Trail

Device of trail coffee

Receding into the distance to the North West was the vista of the Mustang Plateau. We were sitting at the top of the Thurang La pass, at an altitude a few meters over 5400. It had been a long, slow morning, starting predawn to ascend the 490m from Thurang Upper base to a pass. Progress for the morning had been slow as the two Israelis … Continue reading Device of trail coffee