Fredo, touring for Cansa – moving to the warmth of Badplaas

Fredo and Janey have now reached Badplaas in Mpumalanga and to get here we had to drive on some very bad roads. We now know what the Transvalers mean when they talk about potholes. We left Golden Gate National Park at 08:30 yesterday morning and only got here after 4...

Waking up in minus-5 degrees at Golden Gate

Fredo and Janey reached Golde3n Gate yesterday on the third day of their Fredo, touring for Cansa adventure. It was beautiful and sunny, and we wathedc the amazing mountain towering above our campsite. The colours were constantly changing as the sun started setting....
Fredo and Janey – Touring for Cansa – arrive at Gariep Dam

Fredo and Janey – Touring for Cansa – arrive at Gariep Dam

Today we crossed the great Karoo  to the banks of the Gariep Dam on the Oramger River. We are now officially in the Free State. It was a nice drive of 371 km and we stopped at Three Sisters, named after three hills that stood together and which have been named by some...
Fredo and Janey safely in Karoo National Park

Fredo and Janey safely in Karoo National Park

Fredo and Janey set out from Cape Town on Friday, 25 July 2014, on their epic trip across South Africa to raise funds for people affected by cancer. On our first day we left Cape Town in the midst of a winter storm and we were already worried what would wait for us in...
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has special message for Fredo and Janey

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has special message for Fredo and Janey

Fredo and Janey are leaving tomorrow on their 7,000 km trip to support those affected by cancer. What can be better than a special message from Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the greatest living South African, to send them on their way! The Arch says: Do you want to be part...