By Chris Marais, Julienne du Toit
Award successful go back and forth writers Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit pack their trusty bakkie and force the total size of South Africa's shorelines, from Alexander Bay within the west to Kosi Bay within the east, assembly the unusual and the glorious, the felony and the loopy parts of beach South Africa en route.
This renowned writer duo pack their trusty bakkie and force the full size of South Africa's beaches, from Alexander Bay within the west to Kosi Bay within the east. On their 10-week trip, they meet the unusual and the glorious, the felony and the loopy parts of beach South Africa. the problems, the drama, the heritage, the journey and the comedian humour one unearths on a daily basis at the coast of this state make for a charming armchair go back and forth learn. seashores is all approximately diamond divers, surfers, skippers domestic from the ocean, fishermen, clever baboons, dodgy builders, Rastafarians, Cadillac creditors, woodland adventurers, Transkei nannies, sushi cooks, Zulu-shield makers, abalone poachers and a modern day Robinson Crusoe. It's a beneficiant slice of South African lifestyles, with its foibles, squabbles and the occasional homicidal oyster. are available in, the water's fine—for now...
Chris Marais and Julienne du Toit - authors of A Drink of Dry Land and Namibia house - are commute writers who've gained a number of awards for his or her journal paintings through the years. They traverse Southern Africa looking for solid tales and engaging humans. seashores is their most modern journey and, by way of encounters and concerns, their greatest - and so much lucrative - problem to this point.
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