Monthly Archives: February 2016

Saturday, 20 February 2016 4:52 pm

The morning sun shone through the blinds in the enchanting surroundings of Clarens, the mountainous backdrop glowed orange from the sand stone rock and the Cockrell has been alert since 4am to my grievance.   Bleary eyed but energized, I wanted to witness the early sun from the Golden Gates National Park where the Drakensburg […]

Saturday, 6 February 2016 7:37 pm

After a few uninteresting (and expensive) weeks in Johannesburg to prepare the vehicle and camping equipment for the long road ahead, I decided to give everything a workout by travelling the 200km drive to the Pilanesberg National Park.   With the vehicle fully equipped I headed out of the mayhem of Johannesburg to the countryside […]