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Morning hike up Table Mountain.

by Rian van der Merwe

Cape town — Table Mountain is the first thing people think about when they hear the word “Cape Town”. And for good reason. It is the soul of the city. Everything is built around it, and it’s as if this giant rock has a gravitational force that keeps us orbiting around it all day, every day. It’s also a very touristy place, of course. The famous cable way offers spectacular views to the top, and I never get t...

hiking, Philosophy, Travel

Accomplishment! Is the freedom you feel when your goal meets completion, when your journey meets destination!

by Mariam Dholkawala

Manali — Accomplishment. Technically it means ‘achieving something successfully’, but is it really as simple as it sounds? Let me try breaking it down.. Accomplishment usually starts with an intent. Like mine...

exploring, sheep, walking

When we entered this field, the sheep seemed to be heading our way. At first we were slightly concerned...

by Paul Capewell

Buckingham — At first they had been grazing nonchalantly over to one side of the field. But of course, the minute we climbed over the stile into their territory, their interest was piqued. They made cautious progr...

nature, hiking, Winter


by Marcus Hammerschmitt

Ammerbuch — When you walk the rim, you can look down on other mortals. Not like in a plane, but in a hot air balloon, perhaps. In any case, it was very early in the evolution of man-made flight. The sun had ever...

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