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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


Where the stars come alive... (pt 1)

The dew soaks seeps into my sleeping bag. My feet are freezing and my body forces me out of slumber time. My one eye opens slowly, the second flies open to make sense of what I am seeing. 848 more words


In search of the Dragon: Going it alone

Our “company” now thoroughly exhausted after hiking the Drakensberg the day before left Bug and I no choice but to go it alone. Pity for they would be missing out on us conquering the next leg of our activities; hiking through the Royal Natal Park. 899 more words

Nomadic Existence

Bloemfontein to Graaff Reinet

It was going to be a long, hot day and so we set off early to drive 504 kms from Bloemfontein to Graaff Reinet. 356 more words