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I create. I capture moments. In photographs, as well as in words. As a photojournalist, I use tools – a camera and a computer – in order to freeze-frame short-lived instants in time. To make sure they are remembered long after the passing of the actual moment. There’s duality, a shit-load of it, in fact, as the image I capture utterly depends on where I point my camera. And the words I write depend on my mood, my state of mind, my rapport with my subject, my agony and my ecstasy. But I’m more craftsman than artist, and busting my gut goes hand in hand with that occasional flash of blinding insight.

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Thank you, Front Runner! – Beyond Aukoerebis Expedition

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Huge thank you to Front Runner South Africa and all the guys at this amazing South African brand who have supported us over #BeyondTheRiftValley and#BeyondAukoerebis! Jaco Nel Jaco du Plessis Lehan Bornman Stanley Illman#FrontRunnerZA Click here to view the video  

The end of the adventure – Beyond Aukoerebis Expedition

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And that, folks, is a wrap ???????? Our exhilarating, intriguing and utterly intoxicating Isuzu South Africa#BeyondAukoerebis Expedition has guffawed its last hurrah, and what better place to wash all that desert dust from your soul than the beautiful Namaqua West Coast ???? Peter Van Kets was sorely missed as we took on the belligerent #WestCoastwaves, but so lekker to have Pistol Peter Kirk and Zane [...]

Slow day, Augrabies Falls National Park – Beyond Aukoerebis Expedition

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Sometimes, you need a day just to slow things down, even on the most adventurous of missions. That’s exactly what the #BeyondAukoerebis Crew did yesterday as our Isuzu South Africa road trip through southern Africa’s arid interior rolled into its final day. Peter Van Kets is off to #Namibia (again) while #DieOom is heading south to the Namaqua West Coast in search of a wave or [...]

Abseiling Twin Falls, Augrabies National Park – Beyond Aukoerebis Expedition

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Proper adrenaline adventure in Augrabies Click here to view the video

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