I never knew my last few months in South Africa would fly by so quickly. It felt like one moment I was getting excited about being an intern at my dream job and the next moment I was running around looking for a carry-on bag that must be a very specific size. I needed an … Continue reading Hiking to the top of Tugela Falls
It’s been a couple of weeks since we’ve experienced the indescribable. By now we’ve settled back into our everyday lives. We wake up, go to work, come back home and repeat. To some it might seem like we’ve continued with our lives like nothing has happened but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Every … Continue reading Afrikaburn – the place we love
My back hurts. It’s hot. My backpack is heavy. My feet are raw. I’m sweating. I look up for a brief moment and disappointed that I’m still hiking through a desert I drop my head again. One, two, three, four. One, two, three, four. As long as I just keep on moving forward I’ll survive. … Continue reading Hiking down the Orange River for 5 days!
If you've never seen the Blyde River Canyon in person (South African or not) it’s time to put it on your bucket list! I mean it, go grab a pen and add this to your list right now and if you don’t have a bucket list then add it to your mental list or whatever … Continue reading The road to the Blyde River Canyon
When my brother asked me if I wanted to sleep in a cave for a night, I was very excited. It’s not every day in South Africa that you get the chance to spend a night in a cave without feeling like you or your belongings might be in danger. However, when the time came … Continue reading A night spent in a cave.
I’ve never been to Paternoster before. I’ve only ever seen it on lists of beautiful places to explore. So, of course when my friends also agreed that this is somewhere they would love to go, we started planning and not long after, we were on our way. We stayed in a house named “Kiewiet”. It … Continue reading West Coast Chillin
What do you do when you survive the most stressful time of the year? You pack your car and go on a roadtrip with your gals. The drive from Stellenbosch to Knysna is about 5/6 hours. On the way there we stopped at “Ou Meul” for lunch. However, the only thing I would recommend from … Continue reading GALS TAKE ON KNYSNA!