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Day 5 – Otter Trail, Tsitsikamma, South Africa

September 18, 2016 Woke up just before 6 and rushed to get dressed and down to the beach to watch the changing light on the coast. The moon is still up and the sky begins to turn pink. The waves … Continue reading

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Day 4 – Otter Trail, Tsitsikamma, South Africa

September 17, 2016   The wind howled most of the night, the waves crashing and a few bouts of rain. By morning it has calmed down some. We hurry to get dressed, make coffee and finish packing up. We tried … Continue reading

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Day 3 – Otter Trail, Tsitsikamma, South Africa

September 16, 2016 5:30 wakeup. Cloudy morning to start but they soon break for a beautiful morning of clouds and sun. The morning’s hike is much more in the open with frequent views of the wave pounded coast. The trail … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Otter Trail, Tsitsikamma, South Africa

September 15, 2016 Woke at first light, not much color in the sky but then closer to 6 I was pulled out of bed by a pink sky. The sunrise was at the very edge of the mountains to the … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Otter Trail, Tsitsikamma, South Africa

September 14, 2016 The Otter Trail is a 5 day/4 night trek out of Storms River Rest Camp in Garden Route National Park along South Africa’s southern coast. It is considered one of the most beautiful hikes in the world … Continue reading

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Arrival at Tsitsikamma, South Africa

September 13, 2106 This is our second visit to Tsitsikamma part of Garden Route National Park, a dramatic shoreline of blue water and awesome waves crashing on stratified rock formations, some coated in an orange algae that pops against the … Continue reading

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Robberg Peninsula Trail, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

September 12, 2016 Just outside of Plett, this hike around the peninsula is a rugged 4 hour trail that follows the coast on the west side of the peninsula and along the top of the cliffs on the east side. … Continue reading

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