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Wild Coast – Coffee Bay
A mile outside of already-remote Coffee Bay sits a place of stunning beauty and supreme tranquility. Make it down the Driveway of Terror in a tiny compact hatchback and you
Wild Coast – Cintsa
Another breathtaking beach stop along our route, Cintsa may have beat all others which came before it…and if it hadn’t been for the Baz Bus, it would’ve been just about
Addo Elephant National Park
We spend a day driving through Addo Elephant National Park to try and catch a glimpse of at least one of the Big Five and it far exceeded our expectations!
Hiking Nature’s Valley
After a night reconnecting with our inner “Wild Spirit,” we spend the day hiking to Nature’s Valley and the Indian Ocean, then back again.
The Magical Forest
At our next stop along SA’s hippie trail, Earth Angel checked us into Wild Spirit Backpackers, and suggested we check out the Sunset Tree of Love, Starry Shower and Magical
The Secret Cave
Upon check-in, Hippie-Surfer Dude said, “There’s a cave up those tracks, brah…you should totally check it out.” So we did, and what we found astonished and terrified us.

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