We Are Water – The Mind Behind Ahim’SA And Yoga Beach Therapy
Nov21

We Are Water – The Mind Behind Ahim’SA And Yoga Beach Therapy

We spoke to Sylvain Lonchay, founder of Ahim’SA – an organization that offers yoga beach therapy as a tool against violence of the body and the mind. 1) Could you tell me a little bit about yourself? How did you get into the NGO world? ” I founded the Inspire Centre to promote Mindfulness and wellbeing at work. Contributing to leadership programmes for Right Management. At an executive level, I developed tools to...

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2018 Two Oceans Tuna Derby
Nov19

2018 Two Oceans Tuna Derby

The Two Oceans Tuna Derby – one of the biggest and most anticipated fishing events of the year.   In the tuna fishing world, this derby is one of the best. Endorsed by  Two Oceans Marine, it is has been running for fifteen years and it includes participants from all over the world. The event starts by the Atlantic Boat Club, in Houtbay harbor – but the fishing takes place round about 20 to 50 nautical miles...

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Seal Snorkeling & Kayaking With Bucketlist
Nov15

Seal Snorkeling & Kayaking With Bucketlist

We sent our Amanzi detectives to check out two of Bucketlist’s water-focused adventures packages.   Bucketlist is a Cape Town based adventure business. The team members are local and lekker – kind, supportive and patient guides who made us feel comfortable and safe wherever we went. Most importantly, the Bucketlist team is genuinely passionate about their water-job and delivering the best quality service. First, we did:...

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Two Sailing Conductors & A Mantis
Aug13

Two Sailing Conductors & A Mantis

It was the Dalai Lama that said: “Once a year, go some place you’ve never been before”. When two music-loving dudes set sail from Sydney to Berlin for the love of music, they were going to a lot of places (31 countries). And then SA’s enigmatic muso, Jack Mantis, joined them. The Sailing Conductors Ben and Hannes were two German sound engineers, aspiring musicians and had just graduated.  They weren’t going to follow a...

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Take The Plunge With These Cool Water Adventures
Mar01

Take The Plunge With These Cool Water Adventures

If you fancy a weekend of high-adrenalin, that’s out of your comfort zone, but still quenches your aquatic appetite, why not try these for close-to-the-edge water adventures? We’ve put together a heart-pounding bucket list at selected ‘hot’ water spots all over the country.  Kloofing Kloofing or Canyoneering (as it’s known internationally) involves a whole lot more than just taking a leap of faith. It requires some hiking,...

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Olympian takes on 902km odyssey to teach deaf children to swim
Jan11

Olympian takes on 902km odyssey to teach deaf children to swim

Olympian takes on 902km odyssey to teach deaf children to swim This Olympian Swimmer was born deaf, is a silver medallist and the most celebrated Deaflympic athlete in the world. Terence Parkin has won a total of 34 medals, 31 of them were golds and he’s won the Midmar Mile twice. Now he’s taking on a grueling 902km cycle, swim and canoe odyssey to raise money for children with disabilities as part of the Deaf Children’s Learn to Swim...

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