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Running Back to Childhood – Cederberg Mountains

There is a wish in the back of everyone’s mind. It is a wish to go back in time to a place where time means nothing. It is a yearning to be a child again, where responsibilities and worries have no hold on you. It is a desire for adventure; adventure in the great wilderness. And this small wish is stored in the back of everyone’s mind. It is there and it will always be.

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Lost Yellowwoods of Limpopo

On a lone mountain in an outlying area of South Africa lies an almost forgotten grove of Yellowwood trees. The Thompson family have been advocating for the better protection of these trees. Climbing and measuring these revealed, to our knowledge, the tallest and second tallest indigenous trees in South Africa.

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A Bicycle, a Tent and a Toothbrush: Part 1

Covering roughly 225km from Gordon’s Bay to Barrydale, the first three days were characterised by some intense heat, a dash of wind here and there, wide road shoulders, expansive farmlands and the soothing waters of the Breede River

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Epic highs and epic lows

My preparation involved 5541km’s and 245 hours of training over the 4 months leading up to the Epic. According to my bike computer, this burned 166199 calories, which is roughly 654 hamburgers.

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Rising from the smoke

For all the bad press that Johannesburg receives, its undercoat proves to be a burgeoning brush of colour, just waiting to be experienced for its rich history, diverse culture, interesting cuisine and friendly locals.

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Where is the love? We pick South Africa’s most romantic hideaways

Choosing a romantic destination for a holiday is not an easy task. Many couples can’t agree on which side of the bed to sleep on, never mind having to decide between a mountain cabin and a seaside cottage. So whether it’s to flame a new romance into life or rekindle an old one, we’ve selected South Africa’s four quirkiest romantic getaways for you to enjoy – places guaranteed to please both partners and ignite the passion.

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