A mountain bike ride along the route taken by the 19th century explorer and naturalist, William Burchell, led to some surprising discoveries, such as the hut where the sick adventurer was forced to take shelter while travelling through the wild frontiers beyond the old Cape Colony.
• Take a trip to Northern Cape
From May next year, South African explorer Ray Chaplin will travel 75 000km around the world, via the poles, using only human-powered transport. long the way he'll promote the importance of preserving world heritage.
• African adventure for local woman