Monthly Archives: January 2018

Scouting a new multi-day MTB stage race

Recce

Exploring the vast #NorthernCape landscape along the #NamaquaCoastalRoute on a mission to scout and shoot a new multi-day #mountainbike stage race route for @open_africa with EcoBound Mountain Events. Beaut #trails on the @giantbicycles #Trance and in the @isuzueastrand #KBbakkie, and mindspace #trailruns in #NamaquaNP. En route to #nariesnext Click here to view the pics

Only in Okiep ….

Okiep

There’s a dorp that goes by the name of Okiep, situated just off the N7 as you hit the #Cape2Namibia Route a dozen kays or so beyond Springbok. But you would probably not know about this – or the fabulous Okiep Country Hotel - because you’re too busy voet-in-die-hoeking along the N7 highway. Well, it’s your loss, buddy, because [...]

Hanging at Khwattu San

Kwattu

Quick #yzers blitz with all our #surf rats after a great post-#BeyondTheDesertEdge Opskop at the excellent Darling Brew Tasteroom. Huge Thank You to Dunlop Tyres SA, Darling Brew, Isuzu South Africa and all our other sponsors for driving this fundraising effort benefitting Wilderness Safaris #childreninthewildreness. As always a great talk by the ever-professional Peter Van Kets, and excellent to see the DripDrop guys there, too – great #ORS 

Holidays …

Hols

Summer holidays are all about the #greatoutdoors, and anything goes from #snorkeling, #mountainbiking or #surfing, to #slacklining. I used this past month to #geartest four very different #waterproof #digitalimaging devices, pitting my @sonyxperiaza #xzpremium phone against the @tomtomsports #bandit, the @goproza #hero5 with @gdomeglobal #gdome and the new @sony #rx0#actioncam ”on steroids”. I have to admit the results were surprising, to say the least … see if you can spot which images are from which [...]