Archive for the ‘People’ Category

Things get crazy by the beach sometimes. We headed out for a late afternoon surf in the seldomly warm and prestine turquoise coloured sea, only to be stopped in our tracks by one of the Shark Spotters on duty, warning us to some possible shark activity due to a nearby swarm of fish, which some trek fishers were about to net. We went out anyway, but got called back to   Read More ...

WHAT? South Africa is planning to build SIX brand new and ‘shiny’ NUCLAR POWER PLANTS… I grew up in Germany about 20km away from a nuclear power plant. An imginary line ran through the forest, just outside our village, which described a radius around the plant. In case of a fallout, everything inside this circle had no chance of survival! Phew, we were such lucky bastards to be juuuuuust outside!   Read More ...

Categories: Cape Town, Nature, People

What do you get when a group of young eco-enthusiasts with a great vision start a tree planting movement and gather together more than 400 like-minded individuals at Africa’s southern most indigenous forest, the Platbos Forest: A weekend filled with yoga classes, forest walks and eco talks, drumming, strumming and humming by the campfire, loving, laughing and lots of digging, mulching and planting, planting and more planting!! In total 7.001   Read More ...

 “Zombies are fictional undead creatures regularly encountered in horror and fantasy themed works. They are typically depicted as mindless, reanimated corpses with a hunger for human flesh, and particularly for human brains in some depictions”(Wikipedia) The street-sellers, passersby and tourists on St. George’s Mall and Company’s Gardens were ripped out of their ordinary entity last weekend, when hordes of undead creatures dragged their rotten and bloody bodies through the streets   Read More ...

Some time ago we had the privelege to meet renowned writer and photographer Anton Crone at a small travelblogger meet and greet. Little did we know that just a few weeks after our encounter he was going to take us on an unforgettable journey into the townships that lie on the outskirts of Cape Town. We had never been to any of the townships but always have been curious of   Read More ...