Monthly Archives: April 2019

Build-It Trek2Teebus 2019 – Day 1

If you decide to ride #Trek2Teebus, the route and landscape promises to truly blow your mind. These images capture a little bit of the beauty we experienced on #Day1 …. This #Karoo #Country #Cuisine #Culture #Crank adventure unfolds along remote tracks and farm roads tripping beyond the #Teebus & #Koffiebus kopjes looming up from the […]

Build it Trek 2 Teebus 3 day MTB Karoo Adventure

I’m an #OosKaap boytjie, so the odds were always high that I would enjoy #Trek2Teebus and the #steynsburg region. I never knew how much, though … In a way, it was like coming home, I suppose. The Baviaans River Conservancy where I grew up is but a couple of hours away, and I felt like a 56yr old kid let loose […]

Trek 2 Teebus – Steynsburg

Bloubospunt. Plaatfontein. Bulhoek. Koffiebus. Diknek … And the iconic #Teebus, of course. We’ve just returned from a magical hour of celestial perfection at the foot of this jagged outcrop while grabbing some #startrailimagery, and let’s just say I’m star-struck by what the #outdoor crowd can experience here in #steynsburg. This far-flung corner of the #Karoo where the Eastern Cape, Northern Cape and […]

Trek 2 Teebus – Teebus

Our 11hr #roadtrip to #trek2teebus started around 3am, but going completely unplugged on the antediluvian #Karoo plains makes it all worthwhile. A magical landscape beckons beyond #steynsburg, with the bizarre #Teebus and #Koffiebus koppies looming up from the savanna grassland like two geometric boobs. The towering Teebus – culminating in 80m high cliffs – proved too much of a temptation for the @OZone_africa crew, prompting Zane Schmahl and #DieOom to […]


As a birthday present to myself, I completely ignored the ball-ache that is Social Media for pretty much most of the weekend. A huge THANK YOU is therefore overdue now to all those fantastic Facebookians who took time out to wish me a happy 56th spin around the sun. It’s been a pretty awesome year, […]


Four mind-blowing days discovering the magic of the #Hessequa Region, an area these days gaining recognition from adventurous travellers as the #ExplorersGardenRoute. Conservancies, nature reserves, thumping surf breaks, endless gravel roads, meandering rivers, quirky towns, larger-than-life characters … Me and mate-from-way-back Mark Stuart ventured via Jakkalsvlei Winery and Heidelberg to the incredible #trails of Grootvadersbosch Conservancy, before tripping over the #Malgas pontoon to the coastal serenity of #Witsand. […]

Gorgeous Grootvadersbosch Conservancy

Stunning riding and trail running at the gorgeous Grootvadersbosch Conservancy Two glorious #trail shoot sessions with @strawberryhillfarm @strawberryhillfarm on the superb @gvbconservancy #mtb and #trailrun routes here near #grootvadersbosch. Thank you for making this happen, @aileenoutside ???????? This top #conservancy near #heidelberg is one of the #Hessequa Region’s key #ecotourism destinations, with a myriad #outdoor activities to take part in. Look out for a feature article on the area in the upcoming #ToyotaConnect publication. Click here […]

False Bay Red Paddle Co SA Family Sessions

The #FalseBay waters may not be as warm as Mozambique, but man, it makes for a gorgeous playground! Here’s a few weekend #wipeout photos from one of our Red Paddle Co SA family sessions. What a brilliant #wipeout weekend as the family gets to grips with our fabulous @redpaddlesa #SUPs. Sometimes it is way easier to get your toys to the beach – courtesy […]