Blue Ice: Travels in Antarctica is the work of Don Pinnock, award-winning storyteller and photographer. In this, his eighth book, Pinnock tells of the fulfilment of his lifelong dream: a personal journey to the planet’s antipodes, Antarctica.
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Exciting news for avid hydrospeeders – the new-generation Anvil hydrospeed has gone into production. As its name suggests, the board is made to take a beating.
The Stellenbosch Slow Food Market is a great place to spend a lazy, sunny Saturday.
If you are planning a camping trip, consider jumping on the green wagon and explore some eco-friendly options. Here’s my top-eight I have recently come across.
High in the mountains above the Swartland town of Piketberg is Piket-Bo-Berg where the community holds a morning farmers’ market stocked with delicious produce on the last Saturday of each month.
The gorgeous spring blossoms were well worth the six-hour drive from Cape Town. After two colour-wonderful days, I am convinced that Namaqualand is a must-see spring destination for everyone.
It’s really fascinating to see how jewellery gets made. The Afrogem factory in Cape Town offers an informative tour where you can view the entire process, from start to finish.
The Litchi Orchard Market in Umhlali is a small food market with great produce on offer.
Go to any mountain-bike race and you’re sure to see hordes of little people scurrying about. I’m not talking pygmies here, but a new generation of MTB heroes in training “¦
The Tanzanian island of Zanzibar offers some great shopping.