Category Archives: Trips & Travel

Diving in Mozambique

Yip… we wrote a book:

Labour of love and quite a few years work: my mother Robynn and I have written a guide “by divers for divers” to the dive resorts of Mozambique.  This was more of a challenge than anticipated, as the sociopolitical climate in Mozambique means that there is a continually shifting landscape when it comes to dive operators, and some significant regional differences.  Although there are some very well established resorts and operators, many of the smaller, newer or more exclusive venues are unknown, and no-one could give an accurate estimate of the actual number.

The book has been thoroughly researched but is filled with actual impressions and practical reviews of the many resorts, and is worth acquiring simply for the hundreds of original photographs from a plethora of contributors.

It is available from September 2017 from various online vendors, and SA bookstores.  Click here to go to the publisher’s site to purchase a copy.

Kilimanjaro Mountain Medicine Expedition 2016 – Photo teaser

A few photographs from the 2016 WildMedix Kilimanjaro Mountain Medicine Expedition, courtesy of our expedition photographer, Chanel Rossouw (@chanel_r).  More to follow!

Travel links – Vancouver & Garibaldi Provincial Park

Nearing sunset at Elfin Lakes in April 2015

I originally made this list to help my family keep track and contact me during the NWAC 2015 Conference at the  Vancouver Convention Centre, but realised they may be useful for anyone visting the area and planning a run or two in Stanley Park (think Central Park, only muuuuuch cooler) or looking for some adventures in the British Columbia wilderness.  Enjoy!

Room with a view at the Fairmont Waterfront
Room with a view at the Fairmont Waterfront

I stayed at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel while in Vancouver, which was fantastic and right across the road from the Convention Centre, albeit somewhat of a stretch for many budgets.  Several good runs, some geocaching and a visit to the Vancouver Acquarium were well worth while.  See:

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For the three days/two nights from 26-28 April I did a backcountry hiking/skiing to the Elfin Lakes Hut in Garibaldi Provincial Park, near Squamish, due North of Vancouver:

Moody weather while out back-country skiing in the Sea-to-Sky mountains
Moody weather while out back-country skiing in the Sea-to-Sky mountains

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Hopefully some more photos to follow here soon, otherwise check my Instagram feed!

Fireworks over the Vancouver Waterfront from the Fairmont
Fireworks over the Vancouver Waterfront from the Fairmont

NWAC 2015 is in New York…are we getting excited already?

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