Camping 2023 – Koningskop Campsite

We recently had the pleasure of visiting the Koningskop campsite in the beautiful Western Cape near Citrusdal. Linda and I, along with our 1-year-old daughter, Olivia, went on a 3-night adventure with our friends Andrew and Zelni. As we approached the campsite, I couldn’t help but marvel at the breathtaking views of the towering mountains […]

Western Cape road trip | Day 5

Day 5 | 31 December 2022 Karoo Bush Camp (Van Wykdsorp) to Bontebok National Park (Swellendam) Linda, Olivia and I were up early again. We were very keen to explore the area so we put our hiking shoes on and sat Olivia in the backpack and off we went to find a hiking trail. However, […]

Western Cape Road-trip | Day 6 & 7 | Bontebok

Bontebok Nature Reserve – Swellendam Finally a chill day! No rushing to pack up our camp site, no driving on dirt roads for hours (although this is very fun, it’s nice to take a break). And it was BOILING hot! Linda, Olivia and I spent most of our time in the shade of Wayne and […]

Western Cape Road-trip | Day 4 | Knysna to Van Wyksdorp

Prince Alfred’s Pass Always time for a selfie Adventure Team group selfie on Montagu Pass Coming down somewhere along Rooiberg Pass Heading along Rooiberg Pass Day 4 | Knysna to Van Wyksdorp | +- 200km The boys on top of Rooiberg Pass This morning we woke up refreshed, ready to hit the road again and […]

Western Cape Road-trip | Day 3 | Die Hel to Knysna

Let’s start the day It was an early start in the morning. We were up at 6am and by 7am our camp site was packed up, the car just about ready, Olivia fed. At 7.15 everyone was lined up ready to go, I just needed to load some firewood that we had left over from […]

Western Cape Road-trip | Day 2 | Seweweekspoort to Die Hel

It was an early morning for me. I battle to sleep past sunrise, and being summer in South Africa, it starts getting light from around 04h45. It was a great opportunity to try and tidy up Olivia was awake as well, so I prepared a bottle of formula and let Linds sleep in for a […]

Western Cape Road-trip | Day 1 | Cape Town to Seweweekspoort

The Road Trip Begins One more sleep and then our road trip can begin. Until now, we were putting all our road trip items in a neat pile in the garage, waiting to be loaded into the bakkie. How did this pile get so big? There seemed to be a lot more things in that […]

Western Cape Road-trip | Day 0 | Trip planning and details

The planning. In October last year (2022), my friends and I started planning an end of year roadtrip. The plan was to leave just after Christmas and see in the new year from a lekker location somewhere and then head back home. Also, only the guys were doing all the planning for this trip, as […]

Adventure Highlight: Zanzibar

Adventure Highlight: Zanzibar Welcome to Zanzibar, A beautiful and exotic destination that’s perfect for travellers looking for a mix of adventure, relaxation, and culture. This Tanzanian archipelago in the Indian Ocean is made up of two main islands – Unguja (commonly referred to as Zanzibar Island) and Pemba, as well as several smaller islands. Zanzibar […]

Adventure Highlight: Sychelles

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