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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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South Africa

Sun, 29 Jun 2014 | By joytranae | Views [46] | Comments [1]

It's my last day at the school and I feel very satisfied with the time I've spent here. I loved working with the kids and getting to know them outside of school also. I feel I was a pretty good teacher. It took awhile for me and the kids to get used ... Read more >

Tags: bye kenya, cape town, muizenberg, south africa, southbound

Why I will miss South Korea

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 | By shenaz | Views [35]

  It is well over a month since I returned from South Korea and I have to admit it was difficult adjusting to South African life again. It took about a whole week before I could accept that I live in SA and have to accept the way things are. ... Read more >

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Photos: South Korea

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 | By shenaz | Photo Gallery

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5 Things to do in Hong Kong in a day.

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 | By shenaz | Views [41]

Hong Kong has a very busy airport which is a hub of activity with many connecting flights occurring from this airport.  But, did you know that there is no visa required nor are there any fees for tourists? Now for South Africans, from whom ... Read more >

Tags: hong kong/things to do in hong kong/long layovers

Photos: Hong Kong

Wed, 25 Jun 2014 | By shenaz | Photo Gallery

Hong Kong
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The Orange River

Sun, 15 Jun 2014 | By katja | Views [30]

The water flows swiftly, confidently. My twin sister shoves up against me, her excited grin reflecting mine. We have always wanted to swim in the Orange River; to say that we've been in two country's at once; to feel the pull of the current trying ... Read more >

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Taking off

Fri, 13 Jun 2014 | By elizabeth_darielo | Views [39]

So today marks 1 month that I have left before I absolutely HAVE to step out of the lab and my 3 year long Master's project. Today in a month's time, my adopted-on-every-aspect-except-paper sister is getting married to a fantastic guy so by 3pm I must ... Read more >

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Adding to my bucket list

Wed, 4 Jun 2014 | By katja | Views [60]

The trees stretch up around me to paw at the sky. We're driving along the road, music blasting - not my style - while I try to sleep, my eye twitching very unwillingly to the beat. I had to wake up at 6 o'clock in the pre-dawn dark to be here, and ... Read more >

Tags: bucket list, knysna, shooting, south africa

Leaving on a jet

Sun, 1 Jun 2014 | By nicklang | Views [29]

Leaving on a jet.   Cant wait to get on the plane although my heart pumping and mother all choked up.going to love this and look forward to posting more.

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Photos: South Africa 2010

Tue, 27 May 2014 | By throughthelookingglass | Photo Gallery

Soccer Worldcup pause... Safari at Kruger Park
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Photos: The Everyday Tourist

Thu, 22 May 2014 | By pips | Photo Gallery

Moments in everyday life worth capturing
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Open for Visits

Wed, 21 May 2014 | By natania | Views [39]

One of my favorite travelling experiences has to be all of the random, amazing people I meet. I just love learning about all of the different cultures, habits, manerisms etc.  Seeign as I can't really travel for now - (Making money and setting ... Read more >

Tags: lodging in western cape, room in western cape, stay in cape town, stay in paternoster, tourists, travelers, vredenburg

Photos: Trips

Sun, 18 May 2014 | By mytriptosa | Photo Gallery

my trip to Paris
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Through the Window

Fri, 16 May 2014 | By lavnandlall | Views [39]

Through The Window - Mpumalanga, South Africa I’m writing this while sitting on the back of a closed white bakkie [1] . As I peer outside, I notice the cliff-hugging route that curves for kilometres ahead. As above so below are vast fields of ... Read more >

Tags: gods window, gold rush, kruger national park, mpumalanga, pilgrims rest, rising sun, san tribe, south africa

My 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip entry

Thu, 15 May 2014 | By graceoneill | Views [149] | Comments [1] | Scholarship Entry

Sitting in the back of an open-aired Jeep, heaving across the African Savannah during sunrise sounds like a fairly clich├ęd image splattered across the glass of a cheap Travel agent. Actually experiencing it is like being violently slapped awake by some ... Read more >

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