Polo game at Val de Vie Estate

Polo game at Val de Vie Estate

Polo game at Val de Vie Estate.

Val de Vie Estate, situated in the beautiful Paarl Franschhoek Valley, is a landmark of unsurpassed excellence. Here dreams are transformed into a breathtaking reality, making each event an extraordinary experience.

A polo game at Val de Vie is nothing short of spectacular, capturing a true sense of tradition and occasion.

Photographs by Sandro Tasso Olympus Ambassador in South Africa

Gear used Olympus OM-D EM-1 mark II and Zuiko 30

 

2017 Porcupine Ridge MTB Challenge

2017 Porcupine Ridge MTB Challenge

2017 Porcupine Ridge MTB Challenge

Brand new routes in an around the Berg River dam and Franschhoek Mountains, ridden by very few.

Long Route – 54 km

Single track, Rugged, Gnarly downhill’s, Steep climbs that stab you in the ribs, Water crossing, Hiker bike in the middle of the route.

Medium Route – 36 km

Jeep track,             Single track, Still challenging, Not overly technical, Odd challenging downhill, Must be fit

Short Route – 12 km

Challenging for the whole family, Some single track, One steep’ish hill that may need some walking and whining.

Gear used Olympus OM-D EM-1 mark II Zuiko 25mm f1.2 PRO (equiv. 50mm)  Zuiko 40-150mm f2.8 PRO (equiv. 80-300mm f2.8)