Monthly Archives: May 2018

Expedition Africa 2018: Part III – Hasta La Vista, Knersvlakte

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It is during the early pre-dawn hours on #Day2 that Dudley and I time-line onto the sparse plains of the antediluvian Knersvlakte, or loosely translated, ‘The Plains of Gnashing Teeth’. It is here that the early colonising Trekboers came face to face with the full forces of nature on the Africa nontinent, and frankly, it is not much different [...]

Expedition Africa 2018: Part II – The Road to Ratelgat

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Or maybe I should rather say the ‘River to Ratelgat’ … The Kinetic Events Africa #EA2018 was always going to be a bit of an outdoor brawl, but nobody expected this gut-thumping blow to the guts so early on in this amazing race through the spectacular Namaqua West Coast region. Yup, the competitors knew that a 50km paddle lurked with intent [...]

Expedition Africa 2018: Part 1 – A Visual Retrospective

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The most difficult thing post #ExpeditionAfrica is not really the #FOMO if you’re a photographer … it is more how to narrow down the images you want to use. Thing is, there are so many special moments for so many different people, that it becomes difficult to just discard a photograph which captures any one [...]

The AR Years

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It is less than a week to the start gun at this year’s Kinetic Events Africa #ExpeditionAfrica, happening along the arid West Coast and Cederburg region. I’ll be there following the legendary Peter Van Kets, Kim van Kets, Misty Weyer and Dylan James Weyer, competing as GRIT Nyamezela Adventure Racing Team. It’s been a while since those heady #AR days, so I dug deep into [...]

Swartberg Gran Fondo 2018

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As usual, it has been beyond kiff to play in that little piece of heaven that goes by the name of Prince Albert. Yup, shooting the annual #GranFondo for John Swanepoel is always a jol, because – for the duration of that day – you get to make a guest appearance in Big John’s craggy and kickass Karoo backyard. [...]