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#366DaysOfMakingSpace 164/366 We were off to the high seas at first light. I'll sharing the story of how @mzansigirl and I caught our first fish each on the blog soon. Here are some pictures of our adventures with @raffi.arnold and @morgan.okennedy from @bbvilankulo to set the scene. It is quite the scene to set, don't […]

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It is, in my opinion, kind of impossible  – especially if you’re a first language Afrikaans speaking South African like myself – to visit Knysna and not have Dalene Matthee’s novel, ‘Circles in the Forest’ come to mind. It is just one of those stories where the characters are so real and the setting so vivid, that you’ve walked beneath the ferns of the enchanted forest many […]

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My friend Milton Schorr – who regularly contributes to My blog WITH HIS EPIC STORIES – drove his motorcycle named Richard in the direction of Greyton, South Africa, and had such a moving tale to tell I had to share… Travel writing is usually about saying beautiful things about beautiful places, inspiring the reader to get out and […]

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I visited MACHANGULO BEACH LODGE,  an hour’s speedboat from Mozambique’s capital city Maputo.  With summer holidays around the corner in the southern hemisphere and my personal holiday planning in full swing, I thought I need to share this place with you. I remember exactly how I felt when I got up on the last morning to […]

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Jan-2015

As I walk through the dry Mopani tribal grazing lands of the Mahumani Traditional Authority, towards the last salt water harvesting site of it’s kind in the country, I know I will be forever thankful to Steve Collins from the Africa Safari Lodge Foundation who introduced me to the wonders of Baleni. It is the […]

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Los Angeles has long been a popular tourist destination and most people are familiar with spots such as Disneyland, Rodeo Drive and Hollywood Blvd. But L.A. is a vast city with many interesting off the beaten path spots that even longtime residents don’t know about. My obsession is urban hiking. The cliche is that everyone […]

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  In the above picture I am taking a moment from a trail run with my brother to enjoy the view on Meginticook Mountain, Maine USA. The birds haven’t even woken yet, save for a determined Drongo and an ambitious sparrow. Its dark and the cocoon I dwell in under the duvet envelopes me in the […]

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I am standing on the edge of a 200-foot high sandy cliff of Fort Funston looking down on San Francisco’s southwest coast at low tide. Above me the clear skies, a hang glider and seagulls. Beside me my camera, securely mounted for a time-lapse. Down below Andres with a rake that seem as free as […]

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The view from the hill above the Coffee Shack Backpackers with the infamous Coffee Bay shoreline in the distance. The Coffee Shack, on the shores of the Wild Coast of South Africa, is a hauntingly special backpackers that feels like somewhere you could up sticks and move to forever as soon as your step inside. […]

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