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Pitstops to take you from Hermanus to Mossel Bay

The journey from Hermanus to Mossel Bay is a good 3 hours long and far more fun if you choose your stops carefully.  Just outside Hermanus is… 295 more words


A Poem by Kyle Allan

I keep

mumbling the language
of the soil. I make
poems out of broken
sunlight. I forget
myself in tangled rhythms.
I lose myself in forgotten… 15 more words


South Africa - the Western Cape

We pulled up and parked under a massive 200 year old oak tree at the Eight Bells Inn, just after 6pm, in the fading light. The  We were told that dinner reservations had been made for us at 7pm, when the dining room opened. 2,356 more words

African Adventures

On Up the Creek 2015: The Good, The Not Quite There Yet, and the Unrelated Issues

This past weekend we were at Up The Creek again. It is a weekend festival I love and enjoy dearly, not least for its sun, river, relaxed atmosphere and special tall drinks. 1,438 more words


Le Tour de Farm.

Oh crap…70.3 is just over a week away and I’ve been having way too much fun.

After my last post I’m pretty sure you’d expect my latest post to be all about how I’ve been smashing PB’s. 1,671 more words

South Africa: Part 2

We arrived in Cape town around 10:00 pm and picked-up our rental car. It turned out to be an enormous van which I was not too happy about driving (especially with a manual transmission on the left side of the road). 4,365 more words

Arumvale Country Lodge

After a glorious and amazing three days in Cape Town, we left and headed to Swellendam.  It’s about a two hour drive from Cape Town, and the quaint town– settled in 1743– is nestled at the base of the Langeberg mountains. 115 more words

South Africa