Living Endangered

A percentage of Racontours’ profit is donated to the Wilderness Foundation conservation trust. In partnership with The Last Word Intimate Hotels we offer our guests beautiful pieces in our Living Endangered range – tooled leather fashion handbags as well as a range of jewellery in precious metals and stones which  commemorate several of the lesser known [...]

August 24th, 2015|

Kogelberg (biosphere reserve)

When I studied fynbos ecology with legendary Professor Eugene Moll, we would look across the Cape Flats from our study site high in the mountains above Bain’s Kloof Pass, and he would point to the highest peak on the saw-tooth outline of the distant Hottentots Holland Mountains and say (something to the effect of): “And that, [...]

August 19th, 2015|