The Mpondo people are exemplary in their struggle to preserve their land, culture and resources from external interests. This seven day hike,...
Paul has a deep love for nature, ‘cultivated’ amongst the varied plants and wild spaces on the farm where he was born. This love for the wonder of life prepared him for the work of spreading enthusiasm for nature by taking people on tours.
It is when he is immersed in nature that Paul feels the deepest connection to himself.
It has been extremely humbling to facilitate walks through this most beautiful landscape, while at the same time having the opportunity to connect with the custodians of the land. It is this exposure to people who love their land, their ways, their history and traditions; people who proudly share the simplicity of all they are and know, that dissolves misperceptions, labels, and opens the heart to the rich depth and broadness of African ways. Paul would like all people, and especially young South Africans, to experience this taste of Africa.