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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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Lightning safety

Living in the Western Cape has its perks, but I really do miss the thunderstorms of my home turf in the Waterberg (along with thorn trees and proper fire wood) – the smell, the sound […]

2-Day Hikes


Arangieskop is a 2-day hike in the Dassieshoek Nature Reserve, outside Robertson, in the Western Cape. It is often referred to as the “Kilimanjaro of the Cape”, not because of its height, but due to […]