‘Making Of’ Category
Vasque Boots are tough — but my soles were turning to butter. The culprit isn’t all the rocks I walk across, it is all the dead vegetation I am stomping down.
I find myself in the back of a bakkie (pick-up truck) because I failed to remember that I needed to plan a ride to the start of my adventure.
I keep telling myself “It’s as simple as walking from Montagu to George…” but I know this might me impossible.
This is breakfast, every day, for 27 days… Yummy?
Lesson to be learned: protect yourself from the elements and conditions of your walk — cause the Rim of Africa ain’t your typical walk in the park.
Apps for modern backpackers, urban travelers, and even astronauts to get un-lost, document and share their journeys, and enjoy the adventurous life.
Live tweets, photos, and video from expedition teams on far away mountain peaks now the norm — but not here on the Rim of Africa.
I may not travel light, but I sure as hell know how to pack a backpack.
The Western Cape of South Africa is home to some very impressive mountains that stand as rocky monuments above the cape vineyards and farms.