Adventure Bike – Exploring the Ocean

Another one, another trip.Before I had to leave South Africa, I was able to go again on an adventurous trip with Gertrud. Gertrud is fast. Gertrud is heavy. Gertrud is a BMW R1200GS. Here is Gertrud: We started from guje ou Kaapstadt. Before leaving I wanted to catch one last sunset at beautiful Noordhoek beach.…

Adventure Bike tour into the desert

The desert, once again… People who know me well, know that I love the desert. 35°C means warming up temperature for me. The hotter, the better. Not only in Finland I loved to be in the heating sauna, in Africa you don`t need a sauna, you get around 50°C during the day in summer time.…

Oranje in Pictures

Kayaking the Oranje day and night… It started off with a very windy section, so the first day was already very exhausting. There was no warming up, just the wind which pushed to boat backwards if you wouldn`t have paddled with all your strengh. After cooking dinner on the fire and having a cup of…

Microadventure

One night at the Bergriver! Sounds great, I am in! So Jermone, Bakkie, the Kayaks and me went on a little overnight trip to the Bergriver. We arrived in the late afternoon and set up the camp. This time not the man made fire, like usually in South Africa. No! This time I was in…

Kayaking in the Saldanha Bay

1503 António de Saldanha set as the first European citizien his foot on land of the bay. The Bay and the town on the northshore of the bay are called after the Portuguese Mr. Saldanha. Today the Saldanha Bay is the biggest and deepest natural port in South Africa. When I was on my way…