09 August 2013

Geocache find, Overberg

There was a FTF (first to find) Geocache to be found
So I decided to go and grab the opportunity and do a quick trip with the bike, as a bonus

Crossing the Klein river, just before Stanford, it's quite a lot of water flowing after the rains the past few days


Then a quick find of the cache, indeed, the first to find


Saw some canola fields in the distance, time to go and explore and find them


The Overberg is green after the much needed rain the past few weeks


Gravel travel, that's why I'm out here


Our local reservoir is 100 % full, De Bos dam, overflowing










13 April 2013

Cederberg Outride

Packed and ready for another weekend adventure
Planning to go through Cederberg, Eselbank, Wupperthal destination, Biedouw valley


Joined by another biker for the trip


Rather boring trip till we hit the gravel, but a crisp morning with some fog patches greets us on the way



Time for breakfast


That is what we came for, crossing from tar to dirt, deflating the tyres




First destination, Cederberg Oasis




After a quick lunch and a cold one, it's off again onto our destination




Crossing the river at Eselbank


Ice cold mountain pool at Eselbank waterfall


4x4 Recommended, well the KLR performed like a 4x4


Wupperthal Moravian Church


No fuel, too late, restricted times, but no problem, plenty of fuel left



Leaving Wupperthal, destination, Biedouw valley


Campsite


Time to set up camp, and have a good night's rest


Sunset after a nice day's ride


Rise and shine, crisp morning with early fog over the mountains


Leaving the Biedouw valley



Englishman's grave, onto Pakhuis pass


What the last fire through the region left, beautiful in it's own way


Clanwilliam Jail, 1808


"Road food", a quick lunch and on the road again


Middelberg pass






Almost home, another great trip with great friends



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31 March 2013

Rainy geocaching trip

Easter weekend and raining in Hermanus
Maybe I'm a fair weather biker?, but it's my choice
Sunday morning the weather looked like it's going to break
Found a new geocache in the area and off I went


Got it


It is still raining very lightly, and I'm very relaxed, taking it nice and slow, going back home, enjoying nature


It's officially autumn, and even the leaves seems to know it, all the changing colours




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