Author Archives: Joppie

Nanaga to Colchester to PE

Was sad to Leave Archie and Marietjie but also excited to carry on homewards!!! Archie dropped me at Nanaga padstal around 10 and I started my walk to Colchester where I was staying with Bertie and Maggie van Deventer, old … Continue reading

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3 days at Hitgeheim

Had the 3 most relaxing, nice day days in a long time at Archie and Marietjie at Hitgeheim. When we got there and I got taken to my chalet all I could say is WOW. So beautiful.  In the middle … Continue reading

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Port Alfred to Nanaga

Left Port Alfred Friday  morning in good spirits for my journey to Kenton on sea. Not thinking road was going to be so busy. Realised then schools closed for June holidays and also  the springboks was playing rugby in PE … Continue reading

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My time in Port Alfred

Had quite a busy few days in Port Alfred on arrival I was immediately taken to the primary school to speak to the kids about Ten million steps for cancer. The next morning early I went to the high school. … Continue reading

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Port Alfred Round Table braai

The wednesday eve in Port Alfred had a wonderful braai at the Round Table clubhouse. They also invited the Lions. Was a very nice evening. The Lions and the Round Table clubs each pledged a donation to the Ten million … Continue reading

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Cancer

One of my friends on facebook Cora Venter posted the following update and I felt I wanted to share it with everyone. Cancer is a terrible issue -however – nursing cancer taught me to have faith when all else around … Continue reading

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Email received about the funny looking man

Hi Jacques and all other interested parties. Carol and I were returning from Ngwalana north of Port Alfred on 17/06/2012 on our way to East London and passed this funny looking contraption being pushed by an even funnier looking character. … Continue reading

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Joy Webber

What  an incredible spirit. I’ve met a lot of people on my journey and one of them I had the priviledge to meet was Joy Webber, from Swellendam. She told me something that I use in most my speeches still … Continue reading

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East London to Port Alfred

Paul Wilkie and Wesley dropped me and the bed at the East London airport on thursday morning around 8 (14June 2012) to start my walk to Gulu private lodge, where I was going to stay the night. The rooms at … Continue reading

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Round table braai East London

Wednesday eve had a braai at Paul Wilkie, a 41er, house, with some of the round table guys. Was a great evening. I was bestowed the honour of receiving a pin. They also gave me a very nice headlight gift … Continue reading

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