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Orange River - South Africa

The Orange River (Afrikaans/Dutch: Oranjerivier), Gariep River, Groote River or Senqu River is the longest river in South Africa. It rises in the  90 more words


Africa Overland: South Africa to Namibia

The first two days of our six-week trip would be spent getting to Namibia.  This journey took us from Cape Town at the southernmost tip of the African continent through the… 1,896 more words


Hello there, Namibia!

Yes, I am from South Africa.  I don’t just travel to the USA and Europe.  Namibia is just 10 hours away from Cape Town which isn’t that long of a car drive for some us. 305 more words

Hydro power comes to Northern Cape

The Orange River has been useful to farmers for decades. They have grown their crops along its banks, using its water and fertile soil to produce citrus, grapes and other cash crops. 536 more words


Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun 2016 on RUNULTRA

“South African trail running pioneer Linda Doke and 2015 Marathon des Sables female champion, Elisabet Barnes placed 2nd and 3rd respectively in the ladies’ race. Both ladies summing up their experiences with a similar thought process, “What an incredible privilege it was to spend 5 days running through this magnificent part of the world on the Richtersveld Transfrontier Wildrun®. 39 more words

Along the banks of the Orange River

Back in 2013, Wynand and I did a multi-day river rafting trip on the Orange River and we were amazed by the beauty and tranquility of the Richtersveld. 464 more words


Where the Stars come alive...(pt 2)

Its 6.30 am and I am asleep on a couch in the bar. I have slept for a grand total of nearly two and a half hours but the day seems to be overeager to get going. 884 more words