Tsitsikamma and Transkei South Africa

Driving the Garden Route The drive from Hermanus to KwaZulu-Natal was an adventure! I underestimated it, got lost during side excursions, and was challenged every day. The N2 is the “safe” route, but for most of the journey, there’s no median separating opposing traffic. You face the onslaught of erratic oncoming traffic, including drivers passing…

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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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