Welcome to The Fat Man's Passport

This blog is one that focuses on the weekend traveler, the midweek adventurer, the budget conscious navigator, the road tripping friend group, the passionate photographer and selfie royalty, the tired and in need of a break. This blog is for you.

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My name is Ryno and I am The Fat Man, aptly named for my Baobab body shape. I am someone who loves to travel, especially driving long distance and taking in the magic of the tar roads. I have left and returned to South Africa twice – her magic is too strong, and want to share it with the rest of the world. I am a graphic designer by training, a photographer by passion, a writer by love and a traveler by spirit. I hope that this blog brings you insight and inspires you to go and explore this beautiful country and continent I call home. Read more HERE

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