We need to visit the places we want to protect; if we don’t there’s no incentive for those who own them to protect them for us.
Born in the Eastern Cape and raised in Cape Town, I’ve been working and travelling in Europe and the Mediterranean for much of the last 15 years. I'm now back in Cape Town, for the moment anyway, after an eight-month Cyprus to Cape Town motorbike trip which took me through the Middle East and down the east coast of Africa. I live to travel and I think Robert Louis Stevenson said it best: "I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move."Follow @chrisdaviez
Some photos from my recent visit to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei – probably the most photographed place in Namibia. There’s a reason for that though – I can’t recommend it highly enough.
Everything you need to know about booking camps and getting permits for National Parks in Namibia. We’ve thrown in a few other trip planning tips well.
Photographs of Namibian landscapes from my recent road trip through this wonderful country. Photos taken between 4 and 6pm, somewhere on the road in Namibia.
Hiking Table Mountain’s three peaks in one (long) day is tough and not for the faint-hearted. Here’s how to do it.
I think we’ve all been on the receiving end often enough to know that a truly inappropriate gift lives far longer in the memory than the one you were hoping for and were happy to receive. Take the luminous green y-fronts I got from my grandparents when I was 11 years old…
Cape Town summers can be fickle things. Just when you think it’s safe to go out in flops and t-shirt, another front glances off the peninsula and we’re back to the wind and rain for another few days. An old friend of mine used to say that Cape Town only ever gets 10 perfect days… Read more »
The Pafuri / Makuleke concession in northern Kruger National Park is my new favourite wilderness destination. And if all goes according to plan it’s about to get a whole lot more interesting.
Grab some wood, beer and wors and head to one of these South African braai spots.
As the first week of August poured down over Cape Town, I was getting just as soaked 10 000 kilometres away in a little village outside of Bergen, Norway. Here are a few of my favourite shots, plus my first ever attempt at time-lapse photography.