In the early days of the century I was hiking the Amadiba Trail on what is known as South Africa’s Wild Coast, in the eastern Cape province. It’s so named because it’s very different to the rest of the country; extremely tribal, where chiefs rule in the name of community and individuals essentially can’t own land. Unemployment is rife, clinics and schools are scattered far apart. This wasn’t…
A little bit of love and dreaminess for you this morning, wherever you are in the world. From the Biedouw valley.
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The Great Race is on. The Namakwaland flower season, one of the earth’s most spectacular natural phenomena, is now in fourth gear. Having started in late July in the arid northern Namakwaland, spring has bloomed and blossomed its way south – down through Nieuwoudtville, the bulb capital of the world, and the Cederberg mountain range. In the process creating a huge canvas of the northern and western…
About Angus Begg
Angus is serious about his craft. A CNN award-winning television producer, he was the first South African broadcast journalist to report from the chaos of Somalia in 1992.
He went on to cover the Rwandan genocide of '94 and South Africa's first democratic elections the same year, for which he was nominated for the national public service radio awards.
It was these episodes in Somalia and Rwanda that took him the roundabout route to the fields of travel and environment, in which he now writes, produces and photographs.