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Hiking South Africa's Langeberg

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Getaway Magazine

October 2017

Hiking the Langeberg Mountains watershed, which joins the southwestern Cape to South Africa's beautiful Garden Route. 

"Drive the southern Langeberg in the late afternoon and it’s easy to believe it’s the most beautiful stretch of mountain in the country. For 250 kilometres, from Worcester to Mossel Bay, the procession of peaks runs at a near-perfect east-west, and light glances off those south-facing slopes in a way that may be unique in South Africa. And not just because of their orientation. This length of the Cape Fold Mountains forms a watershed so hard to breach that while some south-facing sections receive some of our highest average rainfall, a few kilometres north, the Klein Karoo lies brown and parched, doing the best it can with the leftovers..."

Extract from Driven to Ramble, Driven to Roam, Getaway magazine, October 2017.  —

Chris Davies