Archive for May, 2015

Recent Articles #1

Alan and Tequila came to visit our office
Alan and Tequila

Alan and Tequila came to visit our office

Filed in Tequila & Alan by on May 29, 2015 • views: 1201

Alan and Tequila leave on their journey on Monday 1st of June 2015 to walk from Kosi Bay to Alexander Bay – more about The Pilgrimist Friday morning (29 June) they popped to say good bye. I have to say it: Tequila is an Awesome South African (so are you Alan), but you have to […]

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Recent Articles #2

Nightjar Adventurer of the Year Awards
Alan and Tequila

Nightjar Adventurer of the Year Awards

Filed in News by on May 29, 2015 • views: 1699

Last night, Awesome South Africans attended the Nightjar Adventurer of Year 2015 Awards hosted by Cape Union Mart at their Adventure City in Century City. Awesome evening surrounded by equally awesome people. The charismatic last year’s winner – Ray Chaplin enjoyed recapping his adventure of coming down the length of the Orange River on his […]

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Tequila & 3000km with Alan The Pilgrimist
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Tequila & 3000km with Alan The Pilgrimist

Filed in Humanity by on May 27, 2015 • views: 1504

ONE MAN, ONE DOG, TWO OCEANS AND 3000 KILOMETERS OF COASTLINE. Tequila – a 4 year old PitBull is going to walk 3000km from Kosi Bay to Alexander Bay (the entire coastline of South Africa) and to keep her company, she is taking Alan Menteath (The Pilgrimst) with for company NOTE: 2 weeks into their […]

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2 Smiles & 8000 Km: Dr Tertius Venter is off again
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2 Smiles & 8000 Km: Dr Tertius Venter is off again

Filed in Tertius Venter by on May 27, 2015 • views: 2203

I met up with Dr Tertius in his home town, Durbanville for a coffee and chat a week before he leaves on his third leg of Cycle-Miles-for-Smiles. Dr T: “I have always enjoyed cycling but never done endurance cycling. Amongst others, I received my inspiration from Keegan Longueira and decided to cycle 3 legs. First […]

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Get a Tattoo…!!
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Get a Tattoo…!!

Filed in Awe-2the-Zee: Cape 2015 by on May 25, 2015 • views: 1617

Disciples Ink: Tattoo Parlour “The difference between people with and without tattoos is simply, those with ink are not bothered by those who don’t” – author unknown The purpose of the Awe 2the Zee is find and report on experiences to be had in South Africa that possibly you would not have thought of or […]

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Greenpop Reforest Fest: Join the Treevolution
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Greenpop Reforest Fest: Join the Treevolution

Filed in Awe-2the-Zee: Cape 2015 by on May 19, 2015 • views: 1596

Tree hugging, Incense burning, Woodstock style dressed, Free lovin’, Vegetarian hippie activists is what I expected to see when I arrived at the Greenpop Reforest Fest this weekend. What met me when I walked in was some of the finest people in the world. All accents, Scandinavian, German, American, French and of course South African […]

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Jurie Botha views: 1271

Jurie Botha is an endurance athlete and adventurer. With his next expedition, Cycling South Against Rape, he will attempt to become the first South African to cycle the length of the equator(40,030km), solo and unsupported, within 20 months. This ultra endurance expedition will start in May 2017 when he departs from Lima, Peru on his […]

Stuart Connacher talks about Chris Bertish views: 546

  Awesome South Africans spoke to Stuart Connacher this morning, hours before Chris Bertish’s eminent arrival in Antigua. #theSUPcrossing Stuart shares his experiences after rowing the Atlantic three times and his communications with Chris during his Talisker Transatlantic crossing earlier this year with Facing It. This incredible chat with Stuart gives us first hand insight […]

3-2-1: Six South Africans on the Atlantic views: 1700

It seems to be the season for ocean crossings by South Africans. In September this year, Riaan Manser and his wife Vasti completed their second crossing by row boat celebrating their honeymoon by rowing to Hawaii. But let’s fast forward to the present: THREE – 3 Stuart Connacher, Charl Gale and Wayne Johnson have entered […]

Annual Charity Hat Walk with Paul Steyn views: 799

Saturday the 26th, Paul Steyn will walking in the 5km Annual Charity Hat Walk hosted by Balwin Properties and we invite you, resident of Helderberg and further afield to come join in the fun at Paardevlei. AwesomeSouthAfricans and www.SoundsAwesome.co.za will be there supporting Paul and providing the Public Address and Music in our mobile sound […]