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About Seamus Allardice

Seamus Allardice is a freelance writer and content creator. You can follow him on Twitter or Instagram @SeamusAllardice.
21 08, 2020

Beyond Lockdown: Hole in the Wall

By |2020-08-21T21:26:04+02:00August 21st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Beyond Lockdown: Hole in the Wall

Leg 9 of Peter van Kets and Jacques Marais’ Beyond Lockdown, Beyond Expedition, was their final destination on the ‘long drive to save South African tourism’.  The stop was on the Transkei coast, at Coffee Bay and Hole in the Wall, two locations synonymous with Eastern Cape adventures. "I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that [...]

21 08, 2020

Beyond Lockdown: Lingering in iSimangaliso and Kosi Bay

By |2020-08-21T08:14:03+02:00August 21st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Beyond Lockdown: Lingering in iSimangaliso and Kosi Bay

During leg 8 of Peter van Kets and Jacques Marais’ Beyond Lockdown, Beyond Expedition, they lingered in iSimangaliso and Kosi Bay. The vast Wetland Park is located in the far north eastern corner of KwaZulu Natal, where the coastal vegetation is a verdant sub-tropical bloom and the waters are warm. “Kosi Bay is an incredible [...]

17 08, 2020

Beyond Lockdown: iSimangaliso Wetland Park

By |2020-08-21T20:03:48+02:00August 17th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Beyond Lockdown: iSimangaliso Wetland Park

Leg 8 of Peter van Kets and Jacques Marais’ Beyond Lockdown, Beyond Expedition, took them to iSimangaliso. Located on KwaZulu-Natal’s far north coast this massive park stretches from St Lucia in the south to the Mozambique border. Lake St. Lucia is its centre piece, but the adventures the region offers don’t end on the lake [...]

16 08, 2020

Beyond Lockdown: Mariepskop

By |2020-08-16T11:53:10+02:00August 16th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Beyond Lockdown: Mariepskop

Leg 7 of Peter van Kets and Jacques Marais’ Beyond Lockdown, Beyond Expedition, took them to the Mariepskop. Its sandstone massive booms from the lowveld plain to create a biosphere unique in the region. One that’s perfect for trail running, hiking and mountain biking, as well as slowing down to take a closer look at [...]

14 08, 2020

Beyond Lockdown: Magoebaskloof

By |2020-08-17T20:15:46+02:00August 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Beyond Lockdown: Magoebaskloof

Leg 6 of Peter van Kets and Jacques Marais’ Beyond Lockdown, Beyond Expedition, took them to the Magoebaskloof. This indigenous forest is located in the heart of the Limpopo province and is home to spectacular bird watching. 'Kurisa Moya' loosely translates as 'The Place of Tranquil Spirits', and it is easy to understand why when [...]

14 08, 2020

Team NanoTime: 2020 Rider Profiles

By |2020-08-14T11:09:19+02:00August 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Team NanoTime: 2020 Rider Profiles

Meet the Team NanoTime stars who will be inspiring you to get active in 2020 and 2021. Zandri Strydom Zandri Strydom Age: 18 Facebook Athlete Page: Zandri Strydom Instagram Handle: @zandri_strydom Twitter Handle: @ZandriStrydom Riding Discipline: XCO, XCM and Enduro Best Result(s): 1st SA junior XCO, XCM, Enduro and African Continental Junior XCO [...]

14 08, 2020

Team NanoTime: A Professional MTB Team Facilitating a Movement Towards Health and Wellbeing

By |2020-08-14T09:52:45+02:00August 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Team NanoTime: A Professional MTB Team Facilitating a Movement Towards Health and Wellbeing

Following the July 31st launch of the NanoTime website, which aims to become a platform for inspiring you to get active and educating you on how to stay active, the mountain bike team was announced today, 14 August 2020. After weeks of speculation as mountain biking fans tried to guess the identities of the team [...]

13 08, 2020

Beyond Lockdown: Jozi

By |2020-08-13T11:38:11+02:00August 13th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Beyond Lockdown: Jozi

Leg 5 of Peter van Kets and Jacques Marais’ Beyond Lockdown, Beyond Expedition, took them to Jozi, the City of Gold. After 9 days of back country travelling, they spent the 10th day exploring South Africa’s financial hub; Johannesburg. “Imagine a city where graffiti wasn't illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. [...]

11 08, 2020

Beyond Lockdown: Groot Merico

By |2020-08-14T15:27:06+02:00August 11th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Beyond Lockdown: Groot Merico

Leg 4 of Peter van Kets and Jacques Marais’ Beyond Lockdown, Beyond Expedition, took them to the Groot Merico. A landscape made famous by Herman Charles Bosman’s Oom Schalk Lourens stories. Where the bush veldt comes alive with leopards, ghost stories and tales of lost love. "There is no other place I know that is [...]

9 08, 2020

Beyond Lockdown: Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve

By |2020-08-09T23:16:07+02:00August 9th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Beyond Lockdown: Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve

Leg 3 of Peter van Kets and Jacques Marais’ Beyond Lockdown, Beyond Expedition, took them to the confluence of the Northern Cape and the Free State provinces. There they were treated spectacular African sunsets, awe inspiring starlit skies, a paddle on the Seekoei River and an extreme gravel grinding adventure. "Africa ... You can see [...]

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