Month: Oct 2017

2017 Poorts and Passes: George to Patensie Cycle Tour

2017 Poorts and Passes: George to Patensie Cycle Tour

Our friend Julia Colvin is organising a cycle tour. We are going to joing her. Why don't you join us too? 12 day self-supported cycle tour through the magical Karoo and Baviaanskloof worldheritage site Inclusive of meals, transfers, escort through the reserve, and comfortable accommodation 50-94km cycling per day on carefully selected routes through a unique and inaccessible region of South Africa October 21st - November 1st R9,300pp Contact Julia…

2016 Poorts & Passes Cycle Tour by Julia Colvin

2016 Poorts & Passes Cycle Tour by Julia Colvin

  Text and pictures by Julia Colvin, tour organiser Encompassing some of the most scenic parts of the country, this 600km, 12-day cycle tour is an absolute gem to suit your pocket and thirst for adventure. Staying in comfortable accommodation with hot showers and great food, this tour is a perfect blend of history, culture and wilderness From George to Prince Albert (164km) Starting off in the leafy suburbs of…

2016 Poorts & Passes cycle tour by Jonathan Invernizzi

2016 Poorts & Passes cycle tour by Jonathan Invernizzi

​Writing and pictures by Jonathan Invernizzi. 2016 participant The Karoo, a place I had first visited together with my family as a child, has always held a special place in my heart. A land of vastness, of sweet and succulent lamb and even sweeter jerepigo, of stark beauty, mysticism, colourful characters and star-filled night skies. Something I've long come to realise is a visit here is never one to be rushed.…