Malgas on the Breede River: where time slows down

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Continuing an epic self-supported, stage-by-stage journey on Honda scramblers from Cape Agulhas to Kunene River on the Namibia / Angola Border, Colin Hancox slowly crosses the first significant river on the trip: the Breede River, at Malgas, in the Western Cape.

10 reasons to go to Costa Rica

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With spectacularly beautiful beaches, volcanoes and forests teeming with wildlife and birds, and adventure activities galore, Costa Rica has something to please everyone. Here are 10 reasons why you should put the Central American country on your travel wishlist.

In photos: the birds of Botswana

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The heavy summer rains brought floods to Botswana, yet avid campers persevered and the reward was great. Birds of every colour fill the trees and wade at the water’s edge feeding triumphantly on the season’s medley of insects.