My trip to Mount Elbrus started off rather shaky – I think I may have underestimated the preparation time and perhaps prioritized the climbing requirements above everything else. It is always great to combine a climbing expedition with a vacation but the complexity of carrying excess baggage is not
I like mountain sports and I will take as many opportunities as I can to experience a mountain by either running, hiking (climbing) or riding it. Mountain biking tends to be my default, if terrain allows, because I find that opportunities to run and hike are many more. Mountain biking, however, tak
Procida is a small, beautiful island off the coast of Naples in Italy, about 4 square kilometres in area with 16km of coastline and a population of about 16000. Capri, Ischia and Procida are the three main islands on the Gulf of Naples with Procida closest to Naples (Napoli), amongst others. While t
While Blyde River Canyon cannot be compared to The Grand Canyon in Colorado in terms of grandeur, it is considered to be the largest in the world that is NOT a dessert. The canyon is lush green, especially in summer and has a stunning blue-green river running through it to complete its brilliance. T
Mauritius is an island country, about 3 times the size of Singapore that lies along the far South Eastern coast of the African continent. It is well known for honeymoon holidays and water sports and provides a wide range of activities typical of a relaxing island getaway.
While I visited the island
For those who love the active outdoor lifestyle and have a weekend to spend, summiting the Mafadi Peak via Injisuthi in Central Drakensberg, South Africa is a hike to seriously consider.
You can start the hike at Injasuthi and overnight at the Marble Baths Cave before you attempt the steep Leslie's