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Riding strange and exotic animals was a personal requirement of my trip, and looking back, I think I did a solid job of seeking them out and taking a few rides to remember. Did I miss any good animals? Yaks only live above 10,000 feet, so you’d better be around some big mountains if you […]
If you´re planning a trip around the world, it probably goes without saying that you´re an adventurous person (or couple). Here are a few of my favorite adventures in chronological order! You can find most of the related posts by accessing the Adventure Sports category in the Archives. Alternatively, search for the related posts via […]
My companions for the Hodgson’s Peak hike in Lesotho were an an American family from Denver, Colorado. Mark, a geologist, and his wife, Mary Jo, were visiting their daughter Whitney who was finishing up a semester abroad at the University of Cape Town. We jumped in a Land Rover at the Sani Lodge around 7:30am, […]
I arrived at Island Vibe in Jeffrey’s Bay after dark, the sounds of crashing waves all around me. The scene was lively, and the setup much bigger than the sister backpackers in Knysna. I felt a bit out of place, ordering food from a local pizza place since I missed the communal dinner (and am […]
The bus ride to Storms River, a small village within the Tsitsikamma National Park, lead us over the Bloukrans Bridge that is home to the world’s highest bungee jump (from a bridge, 216 meters). We zipped over it, so I was only able to get a quick glimpse of the gorge, not enough to fully […]
The ostrich riding worked up my appetite so I crossed the rode on my bike and devoured a ham and cheese toasted sandwich in a pretty tea garden. I hit the road under the mid-day sun, taking in the beautiful surroundings at a relaxed pace. Since my bike ride in southern Laos to the old […]
I booked tour ” C”? through the hostel which consisted of transport to the Cango Caves and an ostrich show farm, leaving me with a mountain bike ride of 12 kilometers back to town, along the way passing a wilderness park where I would get up close and personal with a few cheetahs. Lonely Planet […]
In order to win a bet, Dave goes cage diving with Great White Sharks off the coast of Gansabaai, South Africa.
I was spending too much time debating how to get up Table Mountain. The first rule on every advice list I read was not to hike alone, yet the advice from locals was to bring a phone, water, food, hat, sunscreen and I’d be fine going the 2 hours up Platteklip Gorge. Still, I’d […]