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Rosie – A Khayelitsha Township Success Story

Rosie – A Khayelitsha Township Success Story

| October 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Brian took us to see Rosie’s Kitchen, a place that provided food to the needy of the area. Wearing a white apron, Rosie welcomed us to Khayelitsha. She invited us to look inside her home, which was a converted shipping container. From the outside, it didn’t look like much. However, she enjoyed modern conveniences such […]

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Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump

Bloukrans Bridge Bungee Jump

| August 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

When I saw bloukrans bridge the following morning, I swallowed hard. It spanned a yawning gorge and seemed much higher that its 216 meters. A jump from that height would be like taking the lift to the 70th floor of a building before taking a swan dive off the windowsill. At the reception, everyone had […]

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Hogsback – A Journey to Tolkien’s Middle Earth

Hogsback – A Journey to Tolkien’s Middle Earth

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

I arrived at hilltop village of Hogsback, South Africa to see if the magic that inspired J.R.R. Tolkien’s books still existed. Taking a map from the hostel I booked into, I set off in search of Tolkien’s Middle Earth. Before heading into the woods, I got chatting to Pat, a local resident who ran 4×4 […]

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In Search of JAWS – Shark Cage Diving South Africa

In Search of JAWS – Shark Cage Diving South Africa

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Despite the warm weather at sea that day, I was shaking like a leaf. I had just watched a Great White shark rip a hundred-pound tuna to pieces in seconds. I was now being asked to slide into a metal shark cage that looked as secure as a shopping trolley. I could even see the […]

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