South Africa: Quite days at the Lambazi Bay

After enjoying hiking in the Drakensberg and the Oribi Gorge, it was time to enjoy some beach time. We choose the isolated beach of Lambazi Bay. The drive from the Oribi Gorge was long and really bumpy. The last 30 kilometer been only on a dirt road. It is all doable without a 4x4, but real slowly. We have been created by the Lodge Manager Rob, which hosted us as only…

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South Africa: Oribi Gorge and Around

In order to see a few new parts of South Africa, we drove to the Oribi Gorge. The Gorge is a canyon in southern KwaZulu-Natal. It is, cut by the Mzimkulwana River, is the eastern gorge of two gorges that cut through the Oribi Flats of KwaZulu-Natal. The western gorge was formed by the Mzimkulu River. The gorge is approximately 400 meters deep, and almost 5 kilometers wide.  Map of the…

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South Africa: Back in the Drakensberg

After our great time in South Africa in 2018, we knew at one point of time we want to go back and enjoy more of the Drakensberg area. Our first visit was in February/March, which was at that time too hot for hiking. With that in mind, we planned our new trip at a better time in September. Which is still Winter in South Africa - not to be compared with…

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Spain: On the trails in Andalusia

Andalusia or in Spanish Andalucía is the southernmost community in Spain. The territory is divided into eight provinces: Almería, Cádiz, Córdoba, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga, and Seville. We visited a couple of them, but could spend more time there to explore this beautiful region that is full of hiking trails and historical history. Otívar Region Your first stop in Andalusia was Otívar. Otívar is a municipality in the Province of Granada.…

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Austria: Tannenheimer Tal

The Tannenheimer Tal in Austria is mainly known as a Ski Area, but has a lot of nice hikes to offer. We stayed in the small town of Haldensee. From there, it is possible to start a lot of hikes directly without the need to drive somewhere. It is also possible to hike and bike, in order to skip hiking the forest roads and get directly to the small hiking paths.…

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