For most people cycling 300 kilometres would be a huge challenge. Can you imagine cycling 3 000km from Cape Town to Zambia in 56 days?! A young adventurer from Cape Town, Jason Ruger, embarked on an epic cycling journey on 15th May to help save the forests of Zambia.
Jason hopes to cycle an average of 55km per day, but to account for injuries, rest days, repairs, etc. he aims to do 70km per day. He started off up the West Coast of South Africa, mostly along the N7, and will cross into Namibia at Vioolsdrift. He plans on cycling through south, central and east Namibia before entering Botswana at Buitepos and will plan his route to Zambia from there. Continue reading Cycling from Cape Town to Livingstone for trees→
For the first time the Tracks4Africa GPS map now covers more than 1 million kilometres of fully navigable roads as well as all streets (with names) in South Africa. Usually the growth of the T4A Traveller’s Africa GPS maps is organic in nature but this version saw a significant growth of 15.5% from the previous 15.10 version thanks not only to our users’ input, but also to data base alliances that have been established. Continue reading More than 1 million kilometres of roads covered!→
If you are looking for solitude, wide open spaces, interesting cloud formations against a brilliant blue sky and you want to get back to nature, close to Cape Town, the Anysberg Nature Reserve is the place to go. This is not only the ideal weekend breakaway for Capetonians; visitors to the Western Cape should also put this unique Klein Karoo reserve on their itinerary.
The Anysberg Nature Reserve lies in the heart of the Klein Karoo between Ladismith, Laingsburg, Touws River and Montagu and offers beautiful Karoo scenery. Montagu is a mere 185 km from Cape Town by tar and the distance on the gravel road from Montagu to the Anysberg cottages and campsite is 70km, which makes it the ideal weekend trip from Cape Town. Continue reading Get back to nature close to Cape Town→