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Green Flag Trails

Fear of the unknown is the single largest reason for people to “rather stay at home”, than venture into nature. Tourists want reassurance. Thus, hotels are star graded, beaches are awarded Blue Flag status, and […]

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The Himalayas | Part 3

Distance: 12km Vertical altitude gain: 500m/1640ft Price for one liter of water in: Kathmandu: Rs50 (Nepalese rupees) +-ZAR7 Namche Bazaar: Rs150 Dingboche: Rs200 Lobuche: Rs300 Duration: 1 day Dingboche – Day 6 It’s freezing cold. […]

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Holly’s Rescue

After the tragic mountain-related incidents that have happened over the course of the last week, Hiking South Africa has one small story of hope that reminds all mountain lovers of the importance of community and […]