Readers’ corner: Things to do in Moer and Gone Places, by Jacques Marais
If you enjoy staying in remote places when you travel, then Things to do in Moer & Gone Places is the perfect guide for you. Published by MapStudio, it features over 100 places within South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland and Mozambique, and covers all levels of accommodation.
From a rustic cabin in the woods to a 4-star self-catering lodge in the African bush, each entry features a short description of the destination and accommodation, as well as the activities available in the surrounding areas. You’ll especially enjoy the fantastic, full-colour photographs of the accommodation and surrounds, including action and leisure sports.
An important information panel features driving directions with locator map and GPS coordinates to help you to get there easily, access, security, cell reception, Wi-Fi availability, website and contact details.
Take time out to relax and enjoy these remote places where you can do a thousand things, from outdoor activities and eco-experiences to eating, drinking and exploring these off-the-beaten-track places, and what to watch out for.
Finding a remote holiday adventure is one page away!
About the author
Jacques Marais is a professional photographer, photojournalist and author who primarily focuses on adventure travel, extreme sport and the great outdoors. He regularly contributes to a wide selection of premium adventure-, travel- and outdoor lifestyle magazines and newspapers, both in South Africa and abroad. He has authored and contributed to more than a dozen outdoor and adventure guides, covering activities as diverse as mountain biking, trail running, hiking and adventure racing.
Awards include selection as a TOP 50 Finalist in the acclaimed ILLUME Red Bull Photographic Competition, as well as Gold and Silver Certificates in the respected SONY Profoto Awards. When Marais isn’t travelling around the most remote corners of the globe, he explores the Cape Peninsula trails with his wife Karyn and three kids – Beth, Robert and Grace – on their bikes or on foot.
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