SPLITTING THE KRUGER IN TWO

Splitting the Kruger National Park in Two

We had the pleasure of trying to see as many birds and animals in a short journey dividing the Kruger national park in two.

Mapungubwe National Park

exploring north This is a wonderful park bordering Botswana and Zimbabwe. Neither of us have been there before, so when friends of ours (Gustav and Bernice) moved to Alldays and invited us over we jumped at the opportunity to go check it out. Hercules, a long-time...

Lesotho

At last, we got to cross the border to the Kingdom in the Sky and go explore a new part of this beautiful continent of ours. The long weekend started off at my favourite meeting up place, Golden Gate. We were joined by old friends coming up from Durban, bringing new...

Kruger National Park – Part 1

Our First trip to Kruger National Park Yes, we are South African and we have never been to the Kruger - so we thought this winter was perfect opportunity to change that. We got ourselves a wildcard made, sorted the online bookings and off we went to The Northern...

Amatikulu & Hluhluwe–Imfolozi

The trip down from Golden gate to Amatikulu had it's share of surprises as we stopped at several little towns on the way. We always try to take the alternative and hopefully quieter, more scenic roads. We had to stop at Sterkfontein dam for some pictures and had a few...

Golden Gate

I absolutely love Golden Gate - we drove through there many times when I was a child. My dad loved it too. My mom loved the drive. I was super excited, as I had never really camped there and I was not disappointed. At the Glen Reenen restcamp, the grass was green,...

Shumba Valley & Clarens

Roadtripping to KZN Growing up in Northern Kwazulu-Natal I never realised how lucky I was being in nature and my parent advent caravaners (wel, not really campers - my Mom does not sleep on the floor!). We had a lot of little nature reserves all around and nature more...

Orange River Canoeing Trip

It's finally here! Unfortunately, we only had had one camera battery for the trip so had to limit the number of photos taken, and of course, keep Salome's camera dry. It wasn't quite as simple keeping the camera cool though, the glue attaching one of her camera grips...

Goegap & West Coast

Orange River Trip part 1: Goegap & West Coast ''Here I am, on the road again..." are the Metallica lyrics that ring in our ears as we ride the blue beast along the roads to new adventures. This time we are heading to the Border of Namibia and South Africa to go...

Hiking the Fish River Canyon

Our First Adventure Hiking the Fish River Canyon is by far one of my best personal adventures. It had a lot of self-discovery ( a few fears like heights!!!), and it was  “the relationship tester” too. Salome and I had only known each other for a few months we got the...

Sodwana – How it all started

The Start of Our Journey Together Our tracks started off when the two of us met by odd chance on a camping trip to Sodwana that a common friend had invited us both too. Salome was on a mission to find herself but instead found me. I, on the other hand, was looking for...

OUR ADVENTURES

Mapungubwe National Park

exploring north This is a wonderful park bordering Botswana and Zimbabwe. Neither of us have been there before, so when friends of ours (Gustav and Bernice) moved to Alldays and invited us over we jumped at the opportunity to go check it out. Hercules, a long-time...

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Lesotho

At last, we got to cross the border to the Kingdom in the Sky and go explore a new part of this beautiful continent of ours. The long weekend started off at my favourite meeting up place, Golden Gate. We were joined by old friends coming up from Durban, bringing new...

read more

Kruger National Park – Part 1

Our First trip to Kruger National Park Yes, we are South African and we have never been to the Kruger - so we thought this winter was perfect opportunity to change that. We got ourselves a wildcard made, sorted the online bookings and off we went to The Northern...

read more

Amatikulu & Hluhluwe–Imfolozi

The trip down from Golden gate to Amatikulu had it's share of surprises as we stopped at several little towns on the way. We always try to take the alternative and hopefully quieter, more scenic roads. We had to stop at Sterkfontein dam for some pictures and had a few...

read more

Golden Gate

I absolutely love Golden Gate - we drove through there many times when I was a child. My dad loved it too. My mom loved the drive. I was super excited, as I had never really camped there and I was not disappointed. At the Glen Reenen restcamp, the grass was green,...

read more

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TWO TRACKS

This is the story of us, two people with two sets of tracks.  Sometimes the two tracks merge into one as we follow in one another’s footsteps and sometimes these tracks diverge with our personalities coming through. This blog is for us to share our adventures and photographs, from weekend hiking trips to international over-landing expeditions. Follow our two tracks as we explore this incredible planet or ours.