Known as the ‘ostrich capital of the world’, Oudtshoorn has, well, plenty of ostrich: but it also has absolutely stunning landscapes, nature, and an interesting past and present.
Blog posts: Photo albums
View spectacular images from Getaway photojournalists and professional photographers and explore their world from your screen. It is nigh impossible to be at all the places all the time so sit back and let our photographers bring you the beauty of the world straight to your monitor. Maybe you have an interest in photography? Well be sure to visit the photo albums section for regular inspiration.
The Rwandan Development Board invited us to cover the annual Kwita Izina (‘gorilla naming’) ceremony this year. Darrel Bristow-Bovey wrote the story and I was sent, along with a small mountain of equipment, to photograph it.
Our colleague and associate editor at CARmag, Sudhir Matai, has been travelling again, this time to Iceland for a new vehicle launch. He took the opportunity to stay on and spent a few days touring this remote and beautiful island. Here are a few highlights of his trip.
Photos from one of South Africa’s hardest pilgrimages: Teagan Cunniffe joined Shembe worshippers to walk barefoot over rocky ground in KwaZulu-Natal.
In 2013 a 500-kilometre finger of land stretching from Namibia to the corner Zimbabwe, Botswana and Zambia was named the Zambezi Region. Formerly known as the Caprivi, this odd strip of land is home to four rivers and at the right time of year, a befuddling amount of elephant.
Determined to see the Great Karoo, I struck out into the vast nothing with a good friend, a tent and some pesto we bought in Ceres.
In the August issue of Getaway Magazine you’ll find a 10-day 4X4 camping trip called the Botswana Blitz and it’s 100% adventure. Camping brings you to the heart of the action and frees up cash to do the really cool stuff, like taking a scenic hour flight over the Okavango Delta.
What’s Calvinia like when it’s not packed with visitors looking for flowers? Kati Auld and Teagan Cunniffe went to find out.
Storm chaser Mike Hollingshead is known for his surreal still-frame photography. His latest work, however, features an extra whirl in the stormy tail (quite literally).
If you have even a passing interest in hiking, make sure you do the Otter Trail at some point in your life. Here are some photos that I hope will inspire you.