Two December holidays ago saw my younger brother and I hit the road for what I thought would be just another roadtrip. We decided that we would explore the Southern Cape, the Klein Karoo, Bits of the Eastern Cape, Lesotho. Then Pretoria for Christmas with the Family, before going back to the Western Cape via Kimberley. This break … More More than a Roadtrip: Journey to the Mountain Kingdom
My partner ,Rob, and I went on our first vacation ever this year. The year has been faced with many challenges, especially after Rob was diagnosed with lymphatic cancer, which was a devastating revelation after he had spent three and a half weeks in hospital prior to he diagnosis. He started with chemotherapy shortly after … More Greyton, My Beloved
Gansbaai, only two hours away from Cape Town, is a coastal fishing village known as the shark capital of the world. It is popularly known for shark cage diving, whale watching and other scenic and natural attractions. This small town is a great place to escape from the rushed life in the city and so last … More Misadventures with Friends in Gansbaai
This summer I took to the road and headed for Sutherland, a town famous for two things. It is known mainly as the coldest place in South Africa. It is also know for its star gazing. The plan was to escape the busy city and find a place to relax and occasionally explore. Sutherland, only … More Sutherland: The Town Stuck in Time
The past weekend saw my roommate and I go on a mini adventure to Silwerstroomstrand , a quaint pristine beach along the West Coast. We joined our friends for a 5km Beach Run that was organised by Cape Town Beach Clean Up as part of their fund raising mission to help in the development of … More A brief encounter with the West Coast
I grew up in a semi-rural township north of Pretoria called Ga-Rankuwa. Ga-Rankuwa is an old township established in the 60s for mainly farming communities and families that were removed and relocated from their homes, as the case was for many communities back then. My family has lived here for three generations…. I have lived … More Where the Heart is.