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South-east Alaska

South-east Alaska

One of my early travel objectives was to drive the Alaska/Canada Highway, known more specifically as the AlCan. Initially the many fuel and oil drums left along the way provided the humorous nickname of OilCan Highway. After driving the beautiful 2500km route, I...
The allure of the North

The allure of the North

The past 3 weeks have been little short of manic, yet hugely gratifying. Between a large tour to Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift, getting my Canadian visa two weeks before departure, road trip and successful time in Cape Town despite last-minute cancellation of a...
Creating one’s luck

Creating one’s luck

Gary Player was famous for saying : ‘the harder he practiced, the luckier he became’. This creates a myriad conversations in terms of remaining fit for purpose, and importantly in our game, remaining visible and available. During the challenging Lock-down...
“Endurance is patience concentrated.”

“Endurance is patience concentrated.”

March 2022 Social media abounds with the hype and extraordinary news of Shackleton’s ship Endurance being found in 3008 meters of water in the Weddell Sea, 107 years after it was smashed by ice in 1915. This discovery has deservedly grabbed global attention.“Men...
17 February 2022 ~ Tristan da Cunha Island group

17 February 2022 ~ Tristan da Cunha Island group

Thankfully the day dawned bright and blue. My cabin mate, a charming Australian called George Kennedy, expert on Geo-politics, experienced Expedition Team member and highly qualified paramedic, is also a very keen photographer. When we opened the curtains this morning...
10 February 2022 ~ Back on South Georgia

10 February 2022 ~ Back on South Georgia

Ten years ago exactly I recall vividly my first visit to South Georgia. As an absolute greenhorn, sharing a cabin with another rookie (American ornithologist), we jumped up to look out of the cabin window. The ocean was a wild tempest, the Captain was steaming up and...
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