De Bruyn Joubert

Recent Articles #1

When gear needs to perform …

Filed in De Bruyn Joubert by on February 2, 2015 • views: 2015

I was without a stove for a week and most things was going ok. I made fires to melt snow or ice for water and make the odd warm meal, until the trees totally disappeared. I was considering to push on towards Ulaanbaatar without a stove, but had a huge wakeup call one day when […]


Recent Articles #2

ATG All Terrain Gear helps De Bruyn

Filed in De Bruyn Joubert by on January 26, 2015 • views: 1966

26 January 2015 – 16:00 De Bruyn Joubert: “I just want to give a big thanx towards ATG All Terrain Gear from South Africa by becoming part as one of the Around 7 Continents sponsors. They will help me with all my cooking equipment needed for the adventure. I have full confidence that the ATG […]


Tunnel of Death – Tajikistan

Filed in De Bruyn Joubert by on November 10, 2014 • views: 5461

I tried looking at my hands, but could not see them, my eyes were burning, it was difficult to breath, I was standing in a pothole about the size of the bike and at that very moment thought on what I can do just to get out of this tunnel. I’m exploring the world and […]


Travelling through Turkmenistan in 5 days

Filed in De Bruyn Joubert by on October 8, 2014 • views: 1992

Only with a 5-day transit visa I did not expect to see much of Turkmenistan. I had to cover 500 km in four days according to my planning and on the 5th day, cross into Uzbekistan early and get to Bukhara at around 5pm. The border crossing took a long time, especially on the Iranian […]


Siberia & Mongolia Winter Expedition

Filed in De Bruyn Joubert by on October 7, 2014 • views: 1772

As the days get shorter and the winter creep closer, I’m slowly heading north towards some of the coldest and most hostile winter locations in the world, Siberia and Mongolia! I’ve been on the road, taking on this huge Around 7 Continents Adventure, for just over thirteen months now. Its been tuff and challenging through […]


Ending of Iran: Now in Turkmenistan

Filed in De Bruyn Joubert by on October 3, 2014 • views: 1782

The last stretch in Iran was very exiting and at so many times very tough… Mentally and physically. I see so many things on the road and is always thinking, “what can happen next”, well… a sheep as a passenger!!! I’ll get to that later. Iran ended just as good as it began with friendly […]


So… Got to the Tajikistan border this morning

Filed in De Bruyn Joubert by on September 29, 2014 • views: 1757

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Flashback – European Winter

Filed in De Bruyn Joubert by on August 31, 2014 • views: 2151

Things were about to get tougher and I think both Ulrich and I knew it, but Europe had much more in stall for us than we thought when arriving in Dublin. Europe started with repairs as I decided to replace both wheels on my bicycle, as I broke 23 spokes in just 4500km. We spend […]


Eleanor & Steve Pienaar views: 3327

Eleanor and Steve Pienaar (from Pietermaritzburg) are passionate about travel and running. They were the first South African couple to complete 7 marathons on 7 continents in 2016. On the 1st April they flew to the North Pole to run a marathon on the sea ice, at predicted temperatures of -40 degrees to complete their […]

Willie Richards views: 3201

#Africantails #Mendingmamre #WheresWillie On October 13, 2017 Willie Richards set out on an incredible +1700km journey, running and cycling from Blouberg NAM to Blouberg ZA. Awesome South Africans met up with him at Milnerton beach for a chat and understanding as what and why he did this. The goal was to raise not only funds, […]

Andrew Pattersen views: 3804

Andrew Pattersen – aka – Renaissance Guy has decided that for every day in 2018, he is going to climb Table Mountain . His project is called 365 UBUNTU CLIMBS. A humble and quiet man (yes I had to boost the volume on the video below), but what an awesome guy. Within seconds of meeting […]

Jurie Botha views: 5469

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 […]