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    Life Is Adventure, 6 ways to add some Adventure to your life!

    When was the last time you did something for the first time? There used to be a time in all of our lives that we explored something new every single day! But then we grow up… As adults we can do most things on auto-pilot. Gone is our daily dose of excitement caused by new experiences. These new experiences that stimulate our brains, affects movement, motivation and the feeling of pleasure! Over the past period, the more things I explore, the more I realize in what an amazing world we live. So, what will you do this week for the first time? When did you have some adventure and excitement…

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    My love for photography

    Besides hiking, I have to admit that photography is a big passion. However, I’m really not that good of a photographer and I’m really crap at editing. But I just like making memories that way. Maybe I should refer to it as something I like to do instead of saying it’s a passion. Oh, hang on, isn’t that the definition of “Passion”? Anyway, I got my first camera from my dad when I was 14. I found his old Pentax in the back of a cupboard. It was the type of camera that worked with a film rol (Yes, I’m not twenty any more and back then the digital cameras…

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    Wildlife relocation

    The nature reserve where I hike, my backyard, has got 22 giraffes. Ranging from old bulls to new born calves. There are 2 herds and the older bulls always roam on their own. Despite the fact that the reserve is 760 hectares, the amount of giraffes has become too large in comparison to the food available. Besides that, we also have to avoid inbreeding. Twelve giraffes needed to be relocated to a new home. A plan was made! You can imagine that this is not an everyday thing, even in South Africa and carefully planning needed to be put into place. The giraffes are tranquilized from a helicopter. As soon…