Du Toits Peak - The highest peak in the Western Cape within direct sight of the ocean. Elevation: 1995m (6545ft). Difficulty: 9/10. About two years ago Du Toits Peak became a word in my mountaineer vocabulary. Grueling, challenging and slightly silly to go without a guide were all words to describe the ascent. Those were … Continue reading Up into the clouds
I am always inspired by a few people that have come against all odds and came out on top. To name a few: Anders Hoffman, Riaan Manser, Wim Hof and Bear Grylls. If you aren't quite sure who they are then imagine cycling across Africa, or doing the Ironman in Antarctica. And honestly, that sort … Continue reading The best way to buy a CD
I recently read this book by Bear Grylls: Mud, Sweat and Tears. After going to the GLS summit last year I watched Bear give a testimony on his life and how to keep that fire going on in yours. He has always been a significant person in my life for his adventurous spirit and the … Continue reading Risk Taking
Being in love with someone means that you feel your life is complete. Whatever could happen in the future whether it is positive or negative will not affect your joy you find in that person. When you find 'the one' you feel complete. You feel the desire to always make them happy and if you … Continue reading Finding “The One”
This past week was rather crazy for me and one day in particular was rather special. (And in a way not so special) It was the middle of the afternoon. I was in the yard at work grinding some metal with gloves, safety goggles and all (actually my first time so I felt real badass). … Continue reading Catching a thief-my first arrest
What is it that you would like to do in your life? What goals and aspirations would you like to reach this year and this lifetime? I'm sure everyone has their own goals but so often we never seem to achieve them. We waste our time on the wrong things and fear that we may … Continue reading Taking the first step
A wise word from a wise man: Life is diffuicult. This is not actually from a wise person because it doesn't take a genious to figure out the above statement. It seems that the older we get, the more responsibilities are taken over by us. This means that there is more at stake. Sometimes in … Continue reading Is it worth getting thrown into the deep end?
I wish I could say this is my first entry to my very first blog: Wanderingwithapurpose. But it's not. I had a few ideas on how to start my blog and the story I would write that would establish my blog but instead I pulled something out the archives and posted it showing that there … Continue reading A journey to the unknown