Hiking Beginner’s Packing List

By |2017-04-05T12:26:45+02:00May 6th, 2016|Adventure, Africa, Hiking, Packing List, Travel|

Hiking Beginner's Packing List for Essentials If you're new to the slopes, you may want to know what to wear and pack on your hikes. This is a hiking beginner's packing list. Sports Scientist Shona Hendriks provides an excellent guide to preparing for a hike - scroll down to the end. Hiking packing list [...]

Slaying Dragons in the Drakensberg Amphitheatre

By |2017-05-05T15:45:29+02:00April 10th, 2016|Adventure, Africa, Featured Articles, Hiking, Portfolio, Published, South Africa, South African Tourism, Travel, Travel in Africa|

Slaying Dragons in the Drakensberg Amphitheatre - Beginner's Hiking Guide The hike to the Drakensberg Amphitheatre in northern range, declared by National Geographic to be one of the world’s best trails, is where Ishay Govender-Ypma faces her fears and discovers a new hobby. For SAA Sawubona, April 2016. Returning to my home province of Kwa-Zulu Natal [...]

Hiking the Drakensberg Amphitheatre – Shakes & Ladders

By |2017-05-05T15:54:18+02:00February 7th, 2016|Adventure, Africa, Featured Articles, Hiking, Portfolio, Published, South Africa, Travel, Travel in Africa|

Tackling the Drakensberg Amphitheatre with a disabling fear of heights and sedentary city-lifestyle are some of the challenges that newbie-hiker Ishay Govender-Ypma faces head-on in the Drakensberg.

Southern African Routes Worth Taking – Panorama Route

By |2017-05-05T16:21:12+02:00June 1st, 2015|Adventure, Africa, Featured Articles, Food & Travel, Hiking, Portfolio, Published, Restaurants, Road Trip, South Africa, South African Tourism, Tourism, Travel, Travel in Africa|

Head in the clouds - Panorama Route In need of a break and a change of scenery, Ishay Govender-Ypma and her husband packed the car and headed for the Panorama Route on a simple quest: explore, unwind and recharge. For Getaway Magazine, May 2015. It’s the gateway to Kruger, but the tumbling geography that plunges through [...]