I haven’t been on a SUP or surfboard since 13 Feb 2017, my birthday – and that was in Paternoster. The reason for that is simply because I’ve been training all out for my virgin Cape Town Cycle Tour (previously known as the Argus) at every opportunity. I started training in November already but decided the last month will be total dedication. Continue reading “Not the Cape Town Cycle Race (part1)”
This week we interview Blogger, Writer, Tweeter and SUP girl extraordinaire – Missy!
Name: Melissa Volker (for formal occasions and when I am in trouble with my Mom.) I have been called Missy since I can remember.
Age: Hahahaha. You’re kidding right? On a public platform? I am a smidge north of forty. I’ll just leave that there.
CTS: Tell us a bit about yourself and your website / blogs…
MV: I am originally from the Eastern Cape and I go back there every year to Kromme River Mouth at St Francis Bay. I’m a beauty & sports massage therapist by occupation, but I love to write, so when I am not working in my salon or mothering my children, (or SUPping) I blog at missmelissawrites.com about writing, surfing and travelling; and at sunrisebeautyblog.wordpress.com about health and skincare. I also spend way too much time on Twitter and I write eco/romance novels that no one wants to publish. Yet. Continue reading “Women Who SUP: Melissa Volker”
If not… read on:
Looking for a weekend break or school holiday oasis? Ever thought of trying Airbnb?
AirBnB is a Community Built on Sharing, they began in 2008 when two designers who had space to share hosted three travellers looking for a place to stay. This simple concept grew so quickly that this has become a world wide business model used by travellers & accommodation establishments alike.
It’s easy to use, millions of hosts and travellers simply create a free Airbnb account. The hosts advertises their room / apartment or unit and the traveller simply book their accommodation anywhere in the world. Continue reading “Get R500 travel credit via AirBnB”
If you are ever stuck for something to do in good ‘ole Cape Town, you simply have to go try this — Hint Hunt. Continue reading “The Great Hint Hunt Escape”
Board: Zeal Surf Easy Glider
Dimensions: 9.6′ X 30 X 3.9
Shaper: Jon Cole
When Ian from Zeal Surf dropped this board off, as always the 1st thing I did was to pick up the board and test the weight – I liked it – it was somewhere between being light to medium weight for a board this size. It was sturdy yet elegant, you could sense this is a well rounded board designed for fun…….. Continue reading “SUP Review: Why the Zeal Surf Easy Gliders are Sexy”