Harold Porter National Botanical Garden South Africa

Garden Route and Tsitsikamma Hiking Trail For the past few days, I’ve been preparing for a Garden Route drive beginning next week. Along the way, I’m excited to be joining a slackpacking group (strangers) for a multi-day wilderness adventure exploring parts of Tsitsikamma Hiking Trail. It’s isolated new territory for me and I’m traveling solo,…

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Fernkloof Nature Reserve Hermanus South Africa

Fernkloof, Walker Bay, Hemel en Aarde Valley Fernkloof Reserve is one of nature’s bright gems, and it’s a short 15-minute drive away! I’ve hiked the waterfall trail and am learning other routes. Fernkloof trails are gentler than Table Mountain with spectacular views of Walker Bay, Hemel en Aarde Valley, and Maanskynbaai (Moonshine Bay)! Fernkloof has…

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