Matrics in Antarctica with Riaan Manser

Matrics in Antarctica with Riaan Manser

Imagine being newly matriculated and going on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Antarctica with world-renowned global explorer, Riaan Manser? For five matrics, this will become a reality in January.

Matrics in Antartica with Riaan Manser
Riaan Manser

The 'Matrics in Antarctica' competition provided every single matric student in South Africa with the chance to enter to become one of the five lucky matrics to go on a five-day scientific adventure to Antarctica.

On entry, participants had to answer the question: “What will exploration of the Antarctic continent do to help us preserve a greener, more sustainable existence on our planet?”

The study tour will be led by Manser and a distinguished team of professors from the University of Stellenbosch.

Manser joins Good Things Guy Brent Lindeque to talk about the exciting programme, what the participants can look forward to and how to apply next year.  Click on the play button below to listen.

Tuk South team
Tuk South website
Meanwhile, could you see yourself tackling the dusty, busy roads of Africa in an epic journey from Kenya to Cape Town - in three-wheeled Tuk-Tuks? Meet the four slightly crazy guys who're planning just that, and all for an amazingly good cause.

Having spent time making videos in some of Kenya’s incredible wild spaces Robbie, Ivo, Jasper and Josh realised the people protecting these spaces were struggling. The Rangers. These heroes help maintain the balance between communities and wildlife but as the tourism industry has taken a hit due to the pandemic, so has their funding.

Armed with only filming equipment and a microphone, how could they help?

The answer was clear.

Spend the last of their savings on two tuk-tuks, cover them in sponsorship stickers and make a documentary driving from Kenya to Cape Town in these ridiculous three-wheeled machines.

This interview with Good Things Guy Brent Lindeque on JacPod - and the Tuk South guys - will leave you in stitches… and totally inspired. Listen below.

Tuk South route
Tuk South website

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