Month ago, I started hiking with the Mountain Club of South Africa. This was my first overnight hike ever : a true overnight hike with a tent in the middle of nowhere, a new kind of adventure for me. The mountains and the dragons ? The name “Drakensberg” comes from the first Dutch settlers (“drakensbergen”), … More The dragon in the mountains ?
For my first encounter with south african wildlife, I chose the “small” reserve called “Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve“. Well, “small” is relative, of course, it has a size of 900 ha. Located in Howick, it only 20 min away from Pietermaritzburg, my new home – and it’s ok because I’m not use to drive on … More Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve
As some of you might know, I live in a beautiful region called the “Blue Ardennes“, a land of springs. In other words, a land of water. The Blue Ardennes, it’s namely the High Fens Plateau and its Natural Reserve, full of mysteries and full of life. But, not only ! The valleys are numerous … More Back to the source
No need to travel to the end of the world to enjoy the beauty of Nature : the adventure starts right at the end of your own garden ! For me, the adventure this weekend, was the Eijsder Beemden Nature Reserve. This reserve is located along the Meuse, just along the frontier between Belgium and the Netherlands. … More The adventure starts at the end of the garden : Eijsder Beemden Reserve