All about the journey

I absolutely hate tiny spaces where you quite possible could get stuck. It gives me the creeps. I like to see my exit and be able to move. My trip to the Cederberg mountains in South Africa was definitely a challenge for me. With a big truck the group was taken into the wilderness. We…

Weekly photo challenge: Achievement

So many steps. So many I can’t remember how much. My brain is dead, my body broken, but I made it to the top in time. Dune 45 in Namibia is a challenge. Sure, it’s nice to see the sunrise at stupid o’clock, but to walk up a dune? At every step you sink back…

Meeting some locals

A trip starts well when you begin with a scenic drive. The Chapmans peak drive is one of those. Stunning views are waiting around every corner, with changing landscapes along the route. The coastal road starting from Cape Town, takes you to Cape Point, but offers some good places to stop along the way. A…

High up a Cape Town icon

Table Mountain is the star of Cape Town. It doesn’t even matter if you meant to visit it or not, it is ever present. You might not notice it at first, when its surrounded by clouds, but whenever the clouds disappear, there is no escaping it. Table Mountain will draw your gaze towards it. If…

Crystal clear

On my long holiday in Cape Town I decided to go where the South African go for a holiday. Langebaan is a holiday town on the West Coast, filled with fancy holiday homes and a long white beach. It is absolutely stunning and I totally get why people come here to relax and enjoy the…

Surfing with the seals

Cape Town’s got some good surf spots. Not that I would know a lot about it, but the beach of Muizenberg is a popular place to go. So it couldn’t be avoided that some of my friends took me out there one day to try to catch some waves. It was the beginning of summer,…

The only good thing is the view

Robben Island is known by most people as the place where Nelson Mandela and many other black men were kept prisoner for their beliefs. If you want to learn about South Africa’s history, a tour over this island of sadness is a must. A boat takes you there from the V&A waterfront. On the water…