Helderberg hike

With Clarissa, a fellow mega-hiker, and Patrick I once more headed for Helderberg’s Dome. This autumn Saturday was hot and windless. On previous occasions over the years I have not climbed all the way to the top of The Dome and I was determined do it this time....

Kayaking in the Karoo

28-29 April 2006: Deon and I decided to paddle on the Gamkaspoort Dam near Prince Albert. Great fun – but we later found out you actually require permission from the waterfiskaal to do this… The jump-off point on the Gamka (‘lion’) leg of...