Trees are amazing, spectacular, ingenious, astounding and magnificent. Trees sustain, recycle and contribute to our very existence. Trees house us, clothe us and heal us. Yet, many, in the lustful moment of attempting to immortalize an ephemeral passion of eros, carve insignificant initials into the bark of trees. Initials that on average linger long after the amour that inspired their carving has evaporated to nothing. … Continue reading Killing the trees slowly with your love.
Of the many day hiking trails available in the Garden Route, the Wood Cutter trail in the Millwood section of the Garden Route National Park offers exquisite examples of pristine climax wet high closed canopy Afromontane Forest. A mouthful of a classification, but an accurate description of the magnificent swathe of forest that shrouds the section of the Outeniqua Mountains that lies north of the … Continue reading Wood cutter trail – an immersion into the depths of the Knysna Forest.