Tree Fern Styx River Valley Rainforest Panorama
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Otter Trail South Africa

What goes down, must come up again With a total distance of 42,5km over five days hiking, the Otter looks easy on the map. But a closer look into the trail’s topography reveals that it involves several steep parts (of more than 50 meters of elevation gain) with some climbs exceeding 100 meters which add … Continue reading Otter Trail South Africa

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Canadian Rockies Springbreak

The only thing to rely on when hiking in the mountains is unpredictable weather… When we visitied the Canadian Rockies in May for a hiking trip, we expected to be out in snow, rain and the maybe the occasional sunshine – 30+ C° in spring certainly wasn’t to be expected! The scenery was nothing but … Continue reading Canadian Rockies Springbreak

Pademelon Wallaby, Narawntapu National Park

Christmas in Tasmania

Two weeks in Down Under’s beautiful four-seasons-per-day-State. The variety of landscapes on this small island is nothing but impressive and even though we only did the classic tourist trip visiting Mt. Field, Cradle Mountain, Bay of Fires and Freycinet, we managed to get at least a little bit off the beaten path as well. But … Continue reading Christmas in Tasmania

Lion King of Mana Pools

Mana Pools Zimbabwe

One week in November in Mana Pools Nationalpark in northern Zimbabwe. Visiting in dry season, a 4wd wasn’t necessary but the extra clearance of a Pickup / Ute might be handy anytime of the year. The road sneaking down into Zambesi valley is notorious for truck crashes and frequent road closures – there are several … Continue reading Mana Pools Zimbabwe

Slot Canyon colours, Peek-A-Boo, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

Utah Rocklands

Impressions of a 10 day trip to Utah in April 2014, mostly spent in Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and Zion National Park. Coyote Gulch is a tributary of the Escalante River where it flows through southern Utah. We spent one night in the Gulch and there are a couple ways to descend the canyon. … Continue reading Utah Rocklands

Beautiful Cloud Forest at Espino Blanco, Turrialba

Costa Rica

Two weeks in Costa Rica in November 2013. We travelled down the beautiful carribean coast, from the rivers and jungle of Tortugero National Park to the southern tip of the east Coast. Costa Rica is a natures paradise with unspoilt jungle, beautiful beaches and terrific wildlife. Snakes, frogs, Sloths and cheeky monkeys crossed our path…

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