Category: South Africa

South Africa

Camping in Kogel Bay & Crystal Pools Hike

Kogel Bay is a beach campsite near Gordon’s Bay, Western Cape. Located just off the beautiful coastal road of Clarens Drive, this magical spot boasts the most incredible views of the Kogelberg mountains and Indian Ocean coastline. You’ll find grassy campsites with either beachfront views or nestled in among the trees for shade and shelter […]

South Africa

Storm’s River Mouth, Tsitsikamma National Park

At the end of 2018 Luke and I went on a 3 week long backpacking and camping trip along the East Coast of South Africa. We enjoyed swimming in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, hiked through forests, took a bath on the edge of cliff, wandered through rural towns characterised by rolling hills […]

South Africa

Blyde River Canyon, Mpumalanga

The Blyde River Canyon is the heart and treasure of Mpumalanga, South Africa. A vast canyon painted with a silvery blue snaking river and surrounded by grand and towering mountains. The area is about a 30 minute drive from Graskop and has a few beautiful spots to visit. The close proximity and collection of places […]

South Africa

Panorama Route, Mpumalanga

After our week exploring Joburg it was time to hit the road for Graskop.Β  Graskop is a little town in Mpumalanga that acts as the gateway to the Panorama Route. This little slice of paradise is home to rolling green hills, pine forests, countless waterfalls, sprawling valleys and planes, canyons and freshwater swimming spots. Our […]

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Camping in Tietiesbaai

For as long as I can remember I’ve loved the beach. There’s nothing quite like feeling the sand between your toes and looking out at the beautiful blue ocean. The gentle crashing of the waves brings me peace and quietens my soul, putting life and any major stresses into perspective. After a busy and stressful […]

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