Last Chance to Enter the Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2014

With just over five weeks to go until the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour 2014 (that’s 39 days, 12 hours, and 32 minutes for anyone who’s interested!), the pressure is on to train, train, and then train some more, in preparation for the world’s largest timed cycle race. I’ve whinged and whined about…

This is My South Africa… What does Yours Look Like?

On the day that Nelson Mandela is laid to rest at his family home in Qunu, I thought I would dedicate this blog to South Africa, the country he was willing to die for. We literally have thousands of photos of South Africa, but here are just a few of my own favourites, along with…

Cape Argus 2014 – Training with Professional SA Cyclist

If you are lucky enough to live in the Western Cape of South Africa, you have the Cape Argus Route on your doorstep, the summer is about to arrive, and you will have plenty of time to train and get in top condition for the Cape Argus Cycle Tour in March 2014… For those of us…

New Holiday Trends – Swapping Sun, Sea and Sand for ‘Something Special’

Holidays:  An extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one spent away from home or in travelling – Oxford Dictionary The holiday season may be drawing to an end in not-so-sunny Europe, but for many, now the holiday season really gets going with the newest and latest holiday trends. Cycling Holidays, Photography Holidays, Volunteer Holidays,…

Cape Argus Bicycle Hire – Cape Town is Virtually Sold Out!

There is nothing like ‘being prepared’, but if you want to rent a good quality road bicycle for the Cape Argus Cycle Tour in March 2014 – well, you seriously need to get a move on! Every rental company we have spoken to in Cape Town this past week has already rented out most of…

Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2014 – Countdown to Registration

It’s the final countdown (think Europe people!), and we have just one week to go until registration opens for the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour 2014! An exciting moment for those of us who LOVE the event, the 1st September is the day we can register online and secure our place on the…

Meet the Big Birds of the Little Karoo

If you have travelled along the world-famous Garden Route of South Africa, you most probably stopped off at Oudtshoorn along the way to visit one of the many Ostrich Farms. The largest flightless bird in the world (imagine if they could fly!), Ostriches really are funny looking creatures, and as we found out during our…

The Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2014 – Will you go for Silver or Gold?

With less than four weeks to go until registration opens for the Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2014, we are busy finalising our programs, confirming our hotel reservations, designing our cycling shirts, and searching for a Tandem bike! Having finally persuaded Mr. K that tandem is the way to go in 2014, I checked with our…

The Cape Argus Cycle Tour – Our Most Popular FAQ’s

If you are one of the 35,000 or so cyclists who are thinking about entering the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour in 2014, you probably have a huge list of questions about the tour itself, and your travel arrangements to South Africa (unless you are lucky enough to live there!). Having ‘been there and…