Patrick Conroy takes us on a journey to the highest mountain in the world, where one of the greatest tragedies in climbing history was about to unfold. Filled with photographs and sketches from his notebooks we become part of the 702 team sent to cover the South African Everest Expedition of 1996.
A beautiful collection of photographic images of the most scenic areas of Southern Africa. The 160 colour photographs are accompanied by a short introduction and extended captions giving concise information on each shot, showing South Africa at its very best.
Amazing Africa: the continent with the greatest desert and the longest river; the biggest land mammal and the largest bird; the highest free-standing mountain; the second largest freshwater lake and second highest waterfall.
Tivoli Gardens is one of the world's most spectacular and popular amusement parks. Comprised of a lush garden, theme park, shopping area, and performing arts centre, Tivoli has captured the hearts of people around the world, attracting over 30,000 visitors a month. This book captures the spirit and energy of this magical place throughout the year.
From Paul Theroux and Peter Moore to Jonny Steinberg, J M Coetzee, Jonathan Kaplan, Nelson Mandela, Mamphela Ramphele, Tom Eaton, Breyten Breytenbach, Pieter-Dirk Uys and Gabeba Baderoon: Discover Cape Town with contemporary authors.
When windmill-dodgers David Bristow and Steve Thomas followed their dream to blaze (and map) a mountain bike trail across South Africa, they hoped to be spared howling headwinds, freezing rain and slushy terrain.