Year in the Wild Blog

Posts with tag Western Cape

Karoo in January? And lions!

I’ve recently returned from the Karoo region of South Africa, where I was researching and photographing an article for Wild Magazine.  My short road trip took me to Karoo National Park, Mountain Zebra National Park, Read more »

Table Mountain National Park from the air

Last week I had one of my long-time dreams come true, flying over Table Mountain National Park, and the beautiful city of Cape Town, and the Cape Peninsula. My friend Jean Tresfon took me up in his little gyrocopter, which is ideally suited to aerial photography, because of the unobstructed views it offers, as well as its stability.

I've grown up in Cape Town, and have photographed the peninsula and surrounding ocean
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Cape Times Newspaper – October 2012 – Kogelberg Nature Reserve

My column in the Cape Times on Kogelberg Nature Reserve in the Western Cape profiles the enormously diverse flora that exists here, rivalling the rainforests for diversity of species per hectare. The reserve also boasts some of the best accommodation I have seen on my journey to the country's protected areas. Check out CapeNature's site.

Leisure Wheels Magazine – March 2012 – Tankwa Karoo National Park

My third Year in the Wild article for Leisure Wheels Magazine, published in the March 2012 issue, on the awesome Tankwa Karoo National Park, one of my favourite wild places in South Africa.

Getaway Magazine – March 2012 – Cederberg Wilderness Area

My fifth Year in the Wild feature article for Getaway Magazine, on the Cederberg Wilderness Area, nine pages in length. (1.8MB size).

Cape Times Newspaper – January 2012 – Garden Route National Park – Otter Trail

My sixth column for the Cape Times Newspaper, published in January 2012, on the beautiful Otter Trail in the Tsitsikamma section of the Garden Route National Park.