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Step by step to good health

It’s 10 January and time for our first full-moon walk of 2020. As usual, we have accepted the regular invitation extended by Koringberg farmer’s wife Bregda Mostert to join her on the path that leads up the mountain from her “back yard”. From the top, we will first watch the sun sink into the sea at Langebaan in the west, before turning in the direction of Porterville to gaze in wonder at the spectacle beyond the Groot Winterhoek Mountains… At first you are staring into nothingness, but soon a halo appears… and then the moon makes a magnificent entrance.

Bregda’s full-moon walk has become an institution. Every month, we receive a reminder via WhatsApp that this month the moon will appear on this day at this time, so we will have to start walking the 5,5 km up the mountain at this time in order to get there before the sun sets.

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