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South Africa is an exhilarating and complex country. With its post-apartheid identity still in the process of definition, there is undoubtedly an abundance of energy and a sense of progress about the place. Travellers are returning to a remarkable land that has been off the trail for way too long. The infrastructure is constantly improving, the climate is kind and there are few better places to see Africa's wildlife. But if you want to understand South Africa, you'll have to deal with the full spectrum; poverty, the AIDS pandemic and violence remain a problem.

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Paul from London, my hiking and beer drinking partner.: by lipowcan8, Views[24]
 
Cape Town view from part way up Table Mt.: by lipowcan8, Views[29]
 
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 | By carmachameleon | Photo Gallery

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A Tale of Two Lion Kitties

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 | By carmachameleon | Views [18]

A Tale of Two Lion Kitties Once upon a time there were two little lion cubs in Spain. They had been taken from their loving mother when they were only a few days’ young, by a seemingly-kind Human. This Human fed them only on milk, even as ... Read more >

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Sizzling South Africa

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 | By kish | Views [23]

Juicy Johannesburg As the plane touched down in Johannesburg, I was mesmerised by a bright yellow moon hovering just above the horizon in the pitch black sky. This magical moment set the tone for the adventure that was about to unfold in this captivating ... Read more >

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Tue, 26 Aug 2014 | By lipowcan8 | Photo Gallery


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South Africa 2

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 | By lipowcan8 | Views [39]

I'm  leaving Cape Town and South Africa tomorrow and heading north to Namibia. 20 short hours on the bus and I'll be in the capital of  Namibia.  I enjoyed South Africa, it reminded me a lot of southern California, I'm looking forward ... Read more >

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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | By lipowcan8 | Photo Gallery


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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 | By lipowcan8 | Views [33] | Comments [1]

I'm headed south towards Cape Town South Africa from Port Elizabeth. Bought a ticket on the Baz bus. The bus works in conjunction with a group of hostels and provides door to door service between cities. Very convenient, saves a lot of time trying to ... Read more >

Istanbul to Johannesburg, South Africa

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 | By lipowcan8 | Views [51]

It was a long couple of days traveling from Istanbul to Johannesburg. This is the downside of using frequent flier miles, sometimes you don't take the most  direct route to your destination. I left Istanbul Wednesday morning and flew to Athens then ... Read more >

South Africa

Tue, 12 Aug 2014 | By dean_ian | Views [16]

Arrived JNB on Monday after a long but relatively comfortable flight. A couple of days around Jo'burg - staying in Melville. Walking on the Melville Koppies; A day in Sophiatown - including a visit to the cultural / heritage centre. Drove to the ... Read more >

Loving the art festival

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 | By katja | Views [37]

The Grahamstown Art Festival is enchanting. The wind whips up my hair and throws it enthusiastically into my face, coaxing the dust into the air to hug us firmly with a thin coating.   I have worked here for a few days with the merchants -... Read more >

Tags: art festival, festival, grahamstown, travel job

Photos: St Francis Bay

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By steve_and_emma | Photo Gallery


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A 6 Week Road Trip Through South Africa. Part 5: St Francis Bay

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 | By steve_and_emma | Views [9]

We headed back to the coast because we wanted to get our fill of the seaside now that we live in a landlocked country. Oh, and some friends of our in Kampala had very generously offered to let us use their holiday flat in Port St Francis. We weren’... Read more >

Photos: Hogsback

Sun, 20 Jul 2014 | By steve_and_emma | Photo Gallery


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A 6 Week Road Trip Through South Africa Part 4: Into the Hills in Hogsback.

Sun, 20 Jul 2014 | By steve_and_emma | Views [6]

Into the Hills in Hogsback Hogsback is a lovely 2 hour drive from Grahamstown and we took it steady as we enjoyed the scenic mountain vistas. We passed a huge section of private game reserve comprising the Great Fish Conservation Area Complex but ... Read more >

Photos: The Sunshine Coast

Sat, 12 Jul 2014 | By steve_and_emma | Photo Gallery


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