South Africa

Scared? Don’t be silly

A year after he tussled with a great white shark on live television, three-time WSL champion Mick Fanning took the title of the JBay leg of the 2016 Samsung Gal...

Waves For Change

Tim Conibear, founder of HIV education charity in the townships of South Africa, was visited by a film crew from the US. They made the following short film abou...

World Cup fever

Drift contributer Tim Conibear and South African champion free diver Hanli Prinsloo have just launched their Soccer Surf Road Trip blog.Taking an alternativ...

Buffalo Bay remembers

Dark days sneak in and stay for only short moments in our lives, but when those days come, just like any other, we need to face them – head on.(more&helli...

Follow the Rules

Tim Conibear eyes a South African set up, and fancies a go. Soon after he found himself examining his own approach and the outlook of the inner circle who patr...

A day’s adventure

Water… check. Head lamp… check. Climbing gear… check. Camera… check. By mid afternoon, our backpacks were stashed with everything we needed for a memorable expe...

Little travels

Three jewellery ranges have been designed, created and delivered – it has been an incredibly busy season, meeting up with new-found designers, artists and buyer...

Yin & yang

She's a fickle mistress the sea. And like the worst of them, when you've had enough and are ready to walk away, she'll draw you right back in, only deeper than ...

Quality people

I recently started au-pairing for a little bit of extra income. During the quiet months in Knysna I make an effort to source an out-of-the-ordinary challenge to...

Spreading the stoke

Contrary to popular belief, it gets cold in Africa, really cold. As the sun slips behind the mountain casting Muizenberg into deep shadow, the temperature d...