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Four is my favourite

Four is my favourite

Posted by on Mar 13, 2014 in Blog |

Amathole Day 4  Cata to Mnyameni Hut 13.4km The curtainless windows reveal that it is still dark outside, except for the occasional flash of white lighting and low distant grumbling of a thunderstorm. But I am awake and watch and count for the next one. I miss my alarm clock at home that assures me of the time with just a turn of my head and a crack of an...

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Farewell 2013

Farewell 2013

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Blog |

AMATHOLE Day 3. Dontsa to Cata Hut. 19km. My bag is still heavy and my feet are still tender, but I know that by this evening we would have reached the halfway mark. It’s another long stretch of about 19km today, so the morning routine is calculated and swift in order to get going as soon as possible. Karin and Stephan get a proper head start today and my...

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Mud, mushrooms, mountains and miles

Mud, mushrooms, mountains and miles

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in Blog |

AMATHOLE Day 2. Gwiligwili to Dontsa Hut. 19.6km I awake from my slumber confused as to why we are so close to a road and I can hear motorbikes droning past. Another few minutes go by before I notice the rhythm of this foreign noise. Not motorbikes, no. It’s snoring. Serious snoring. Not surprising then that we find Sven – the white-haired friendly...

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