Pre Munga Interview with Ride Magazine

Ride: Firstly, tell us a bit about yourself. Katja: I am originally from the beautiful baroque town Dresden in the Eastern part of Germany, and moved to Cape Town in my early 20s in 2006. I have been living in Cape Town since. I am married to a local (hence the surname) and recently been spending most of my time on the bike or plan … Continue reading Pre Munga Interview with Ride Magazine

Stage 84-90: I can smell the finish – South Africa

With 7 days to go until Cape Town we could almost see the finish line on the horizon. But we had to work hard to get there. Between us and the Cape Town finish lay 910 km, a few climbs through several seemingly endless passes, painful corrugation and amazing sceneries through the Namaqualand and Cederberg. The day out of Felix Unite over the South Africa … Continue reading Stage 84-90: I can smell the finish – South Africa

Dream Big and then make it happen

The idea of travelling across Africa has been on the back of my mind for a very long time. Primed by glossy travel magazines, enticing backpacker documentaries, biographies of travellers and chats with globetrotters, complemented by my very own travel experiences through Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and, my adopted home, South Africa; the hunger to explore more of the incredible continent I am living on grew … Continue reading Dream Big and then make it happen

Wines2Whales – Meeting an old friend

This last weekend was a spectacular one. I was incredibly excited. Never before had I done Wines2Whales but was intrigued by all the fuss that was going on almost 1 year before and leading up to the event. It was a new event for me but to a large extend it felt like visiting an old friend. Many years ago I had ridden the W2W … Continue reading Wines2Whales – Meeting an old friend