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 [...]

Calypso Coast


Back state-side after a magical family road trip in the Isuzu South Africa#Dmax Double-Cab exploring a small corner of southern #mozambique. So much to do and see here along the Calypso Coast, and what a privilege to be able to spend it with Nikki and Kevin Waterston. Kev showed me a few of the breaks, including the legendary local point break, [...]

Malongane Beach, Mozambique


  Calypso rhythms as we settle into sub-tropical beach vibes just north of Ponta Malongane in laid-back #mozambique. Absolute jol in the Isuzu South AfricaDouble-cab, and even had to rescue a Ford Ranger at Farafazela. All in a day’s work for the #Dmax ???????? Absolute paradise here at Nikki and Kevin‘s idyllic beach house. Shore breaks, free-range beaches, ocean breezes, #RedPaddle #SUPs, snorkel reefs [...]

Build it Trek 2 Teebus – 3 day MTB Karoo Adventure


Look what Carina is busy making for you lucky riders. A handmade, specially designed race bracelet for you to receive at Trek2Teebus after completing the “under ground tunnel” section. Carina is part of a group of very special Suurbraak ladies who make these bracelets at home to earn a bit of extra money for their families. [...]


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