Archive | June, 2012

Bains Kloof for the ultimate day drive

The Bains kloof drive is very different to the other drives around Cape Town. The vegetation and views are so untouched & raw, it’s hard to believe that you’re within a short distance of Cape Town. The Bainskloof Pass is situated on the R303 between Wellington and Ceres and was completed in 1853, it’s one […]

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The True Size of Africa

I came across this map of the true size of Africa not to long ago and it’s just too good not to share it with you. It’s amazing to see how big Africa really is. When you look at a conventional map of the earth, know as the Mercator projection it’s quite distorted because the […]

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Cape Town Surfski Series

With the impending 26km Cape Town World Cup surfski race at the end of the year and my lack of surfski racing experience, I’m glad that there will be some race preperation in the form of the Cape Town surfski series. Between now and the race on the 16 December there will be 6 surfski […]

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Double Amputee Summits Kilimanjaro

On the 19th June, double amputee and motivational speaker, Spencer West summited Mt. Kilimanjaro. Kilimanjaro is the the tallest free standing mountain in the world and it’s quite a feat to summit it, the thing is… Spencer has no legs. He was born with a rare genetic disease called sacral agenesis and lost his legs […]

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Much Better Now

This has to be the best short animated film ever and it’s guarenteed to put a smile on your face. It is so well put together and it has a nice little story line. A bookmark is stuck in a forgotten book that is one day knocked over by wind. It experiences its environment by […]

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Giraffe House

Giraffe House has been one of my favourite spots of the year so far! It’s not a massive farm but what’s really nice is how you get to interact with the animals. During the reptile show you get to hold/touch/photograph any animal you want and it’s the same with all the animals outside. I’ve never […]

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Is Kelly Slater the Greatest Athlete of all time? [infographic]

I’ve often thought about this and I reckon he is. He’s been the King of Surfing for 20 years and he is still 100% on top of his game. He’s the favourite to win this years title and it is all his own doing. He eats well, trains hard and most of the time has […]

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$445,018 Raised in 1 Day for Vacation of Bullied Bus Monitor

This story is about a bus monitor, Karen, who was taunted/bullied by school children daily while doing her job. Someone decided to post a video, which is horrific, and then some LEGEND named Max S decided to host an online fundraiser to send her on vacation. His reasoning is that for $15’000 a year this […]

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The Craziest Cyclists I’ve ever seen, EVER

I wouldn’t be the happiest of drivers if I had to dodge one of these cyclists but none-the-less it’s still an amazing video! You can get the DVD over here if you’re interested and if you would like to try something like this yourself, I suggest life insurance and some crazy pills

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5 GoPro Tips You Need To Know

After owning a GoPro HD Hero 2 for a few weeks now I have learnt a few tips which would come in useful if you are a new GoPro owner. These are my GoPro tips I would like to share which will hopefully help you learn something. 1. If you plan on using your gopro […]

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