In this episode I am riding from Vanrhynsdorp, to a small town called Kleinsee, along the west coast of South Africa. To reach Kleinsee, I cut straight through the Namaqua National Park, and well… it blew my mind!!
Seeing double: 15 sets of twins to start school in one council area Douglas Barrie, PA Scotland Schools in an area of Scotland are preparing once again to welcome an unusually large number of twins to primary one classes next week. Inverclyde has 15 sets of siblings beginning school next Wednesday – the second highest […]
by Itchy Boots Slowly Savannah and I are clocking away thousands of kilometers in South Africa. After 7 weeks, we have reached our 5.000km milestone. During my Asian and South American adventures, I would ride about 5000km each month, but a Honda CRF250L is not made to churn out 700 kilometers a day. That is […]
What did you see today that melted your heart? answered by Matthew Brooks, Practices Walking Meditation Daily This girl met a childhood friend who had gone insane due to drug use. Instead of leaving, she bought him breakfast, spoke with him, and decided to place him in a treatment hospital. We all need a friend […]
What was the most bizarre way you ended up adopting a pet? answered by Stacy Michell, 2 dogs, 5 cats, 6 people, and one snake live here. So, about two weeks ago I was walking my dog Kate on Saturday evening. We were almost home, when a truck pulled over and the driver said, “Hey, […]
You wait ages for a white whale…then TWO come along! Stunned animal-watchers spot a PAIR of rare orcas off the coast of Japan Whale-watchers off coast of Japan’s northern island Hokkaido spotted two white orcas swimming together One was an older animal first spotted two years ago, but second was younger and had not been […]
Thousands of people entered photographs and—for the first time— videos in this year’s contest. The finest images showed birdlife at its most tranquil, clever, and powerful. By The Editors Photography, at its best, can heighten our awareness, allowing us to see the world more clearly. The same could be said about birding. And when we […]
By By Rachel Trent, CNN (CNN)Some freaky-looking creatures are out looking for mates this summer. And no, we’re not talking about the contestants on “Sexy Beasts.” Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas is alerting visitors that summer rains are bringing arachnids called vinegaroons “out of their burrows in search of food and love.”These three-inch […]