Turret Peak mission

Turret Peak mission

Koue Bokkeveld mountains In 2009 the inaugural Rim of Africa mega-hike was aborted two days shy of our destination, Turret Peak, due to adverse weather. By then we had been on trail for 10 or 11 days. But I have always wanted to eventually get to Turret Peak, so when...
Picnic at Hangklip

Picnic at Hangklip

The unmistakable Hangklip (hanging rock) peak is in the Hangklip Core Conservation Area, one of many such areas in the Kogelberg Biosphere Reserve. It is a nature gem wedged between the growing and ugly sprawl of Pringle Bay and Betty’s Bay residential areas....
Gantouw Pass

Gantouw Pass

Recently I have been stalking the Cape Town – Elgin heritage steam train on Saturdays to shoot drone video as it winds its way up Sir Lowry´s Pass – sometimes without success either because of excessive wind or arriving either too early or too late for the...