Monthly Archives: October 2013

MERRELL Eden Duo 2013


The MED … it has become a bit of an institution with adventure racers in South Africa, but that is no wonder after serving up a decade of adventure along the most gorgeous section of the Garden Route. The involvement of sponsors MERRELL over the past few years has seen the event boom, with a [...]

NEDBANK Save the Rhino 2-day MTB Stage Race – Day 2

Save the rhino day 2

Never, ever, ever in my life have I experienced a mix of mountain biking and wild life like this morning at LEGENDS Golf & Safari Resort! The plains ended up being a manically fantastic mix of riders, with impala fly-pasts, giraffe arabesques and darting warthog – it was an absolute fantastic scene to shoot, but [...]

NEDBANK Save the Rhino 2-day MTB Stage Race – Day 1

Save the rhino day 1

The first day of NEDBANK’S SAVE THE RHINO 2-day MTB Event was a day of huge climbs, stampeding giraffes and ducking flying impalas for the fortunate field of mountain bikers who came to attend this feel-good event. An easy-go-lucky 08h30 start by Hano Otto of TRISPORTS SA saw riders ascend the gruelling mountain pass winding [...]

NEDBANK Save the Rhino 2-Day MTB

Sve the rhino 1

Sometimes, my job takes me to spectacularly beautiful places, and this weekend is certainly a case in point. I don’t often hang around golf courses, but the course at LEGENDS Golf & Safari Resort is top of the list if ever you’re planning on shouting at a small, dimpled ball. The dramatic backdrop provided by [...]

SPUR Berg & Beach 2013 – Day 1

B&b day 1

If you want the best of both mountains and oceans in a two-day trail run close to Cape Town, nothing beats Quantum Adventures Events BERG & BEACH 2-day Trail Run. The event makes up part of the SPUR Country Classics Series, and DAY 1 saw runners lining up at De Kelders near Gansbaai on a [...]

Family Tripping IV: Roaring Dunes of Witsand


There will always be a tinge of sadness deep within your soul when you leave this place of blood-orange dunes, black-maned beasts and giant acacia trees. That is just how it is with the Kgalagadi, and it is no wonder the locals here say that – like the ochre sands that slips into your shoes [...]

Family Tripping : Kgalagadi Styling


Welcome to the long overdue ‘Part III’ of our recent road trip into the Northern Cape … work judiciously got in the way of the next few uploads, as is its wont. Be that as it may, the memories we made during our time on the Red Dune Route will stay with us for a [...]