After conquering Compassberg, travel and nature writer Dale Morris, Bianca Preusker and I headed to Lesotho where I reflected on my time in the Sotho Kingdom and the lessons he learned during their search for the footprints of the elusive Lesothosaurus.
Athenkosi Matyalana recently embarked on a two-week roadtrip in search of South African fossil sites with photographer Dale Morris. This is a tale of how they successfully hiked Compassberg against treachourous terrain and wind.
After a two-week road trip, I turned up at George Airport for a 14h45 flight. Little did I know I would spend the next four hours staring at the airport, thanks to the poor service from SAA.
It's been five days since we left George in search of pre-historic life in South Africa. Our journey led us to the little town of Nieu Bethesda, the birthplace of great paleaontologist Professor James Kitching.
After two days at the Karoo National Park, we hit the R61 towards Ganora Guest Farm, near Nieu Bethesda. We knew nothing about the farm except that there were fossils within its premises. At the farm we discovered a wealth of fossil discoveries and adventure.
On 10 April 2013, travel writer Dale Morris began his two-week roadtrip to South African pre-historic life fossil sites. I tagged along in attempt to learn more about the world of travel journalism. Our first stop was Karoo National Park.
During my third week in the Kruger National Park, I got to explore the more central regions of the park. I stayed at Tamboti and Satara and ended my week off at the ever popular Lower Sabie Rest Camp.
On week one of my six-week trip around Kruger National Park, I started exploring the southernmost region of the park, staying at Berg-en-Dal, Crocodile Bridge and Biyamiti Bushveld Camp.
A Mozambique road trip: 12 days, 3000 kilometres, deserted beaches, and a lot of 2M beer. These are the highlights in photos.