Tag Archives: braai

Thailand Part 2 – Phi Phi Paradise

3 Mar

Maya Beach 2

After our busy Bangkok trip it only took one hair-raising 4am taxi ride, a domestic flight, a bus shuttle, a dodgy bakkie ride, a 2 hour ferry trip and a short longtail boat taxi, and we arrived in Paradise, I mean Long Beach on Koh Phi Phi Don.  Long Beach is around the corner from […]

The Otter Trail

20 Nov

Day 2 Scenery

Day 1 to Ngubu Hut (4.8km) It was with some trepidation that I hoisted my pack onto my back on the first chilly, drizzly morning to set off on five days and four nights along South Africa’s stunning southern coastline from Tsitsikamma to Natures Valley.  We’d booked our spot on the Otter Trail 11 months […]

Have you been to Arniston?

26 Feb

Arniston beach

About two and half hours along the east coast from Cape Town, through Bredasdorp and along the straight road past the ostriches, is the beautiful seaside town of Arniston – one of my favourite weekend away spots.  One reason (besides that it’s beautiful and has relatively warm water compared to Cape Town) is because it’s […]

Muisbosskerm – the West Coast Feast

15 Jan


Muisbosskerm is a west coast gem, literally off the beaten track (you have to pay a toll to use the railway service dirt road) between Elands Bay and Lamberts Bay.  On a whim it became our party of 12’s Old Year’s Day lunch destination, although “lunch” is hardly a sufficient way to describe the feast […]