A series of 5 / 10 day guided slackpacking hikes of self-discovery throughout the Overberg region of the beautiful Western Cape, South Africa. From Khoisan caves over beaches and dunes, through fynbos, forests and along country roads.More Info
Paula Damaskinos, your host:
Paula has worked in the hospitality / wellness industry for the last 6 years, at Fynbos Hiking Trails, Bodhi Khaya Retreat, Heart and Soul Retreat, Wellness Warehouse and at a permaculture farm / meditation centre in the Catskill mountains in New York State. She has a passion for Nature which she believes is a great healer. Her aim is to give people a chance to experience transformation and self- discovery while walking in Nature. She is an inspirational woman who wants to share her acquired wisdom and experience. She is also a super cook.
Christoff Longland, your guide:
Christoff is an accredited guide with 13 years’ experience in leading hiking, fynbos and birding tours. He is FGASA and DEAT qualified and also has safari experience. As well as Be INSPIRED, a Journey… he works for Grootbos, Fynbos Hiking Trails, Beachcomber Trails and Mosaic. He has a staggering wealth of knowledge of fynbos, trees and birds.
Antonio da Silva-Swart, your alternate guide:
Antonio is a madly enthusiastic hiker and conservationist. His aim is to hike the coast of South Africa, first from Cape Point to Mozambique and then from Cape Point to Namibia. He has made a good start but still has a long way to go! Along the way, he clears the coast of debris and is highly involved in Coastal Cleanup Conservation. He has sent results of his observations to Plastics SA and Cape Nature. His enthusiasm in infectious.
Dave Smith, your feet on the ground:
Dave’s love affair with Nature is very much one at arm’s length. He is, however, much more intimate with numbers, spreadsheets and day-to-day drudgery. Somebody has to do it!