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There's a train in motion

Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By my_reflections | Views [40] | Scholarship Entry

The first time I took a train, I stood, observed and I realized something. A ride on a train is just like the summary of our day-to- day lives. I looked at the train, and I saw many people boarding, young and old, small and great alike. Then I looked ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip

Rainbow Nation After Dark

Sun, 27 Apr 2014 | By gabseetheworld | Views [1164] | Scholarship Entry

Street lamps illuminate the diminutive spots of tar along the road we scamper quietly along. It is as if the lights were a yellow brick road, and each footstep we gave its surface echoed with 'follow me'. To the Emerald City, we go. Plastic bags blow ... Read more >

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Cub Petting & walking with lions......Conservation or a death certificate??

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 | By carmachameleon | Views [790]

When planning a visit to South Africa, most dream of seeing some of her famed wildlife, preferably in its natural environment. These days we are spoilt by television programmes which show up close the marvels of what can be seen on safari, and it is ... Read more >

Tags: canned hunting, lion cubs, lion parks, lions, responsible tourism, south africa

the day i travelled

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 | By welltravel | Views [47] | Scholarship Entry

June, 26, 2012 the day started my journey from Limpopo to Gauteng, Pretoria. I arrived at Pretoria and didn’t have a place to stay with no friend around that I know, then later on the day I decided to book myself a room at one of the cheapest hotel for ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip

Eyes Washed Open

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 | By lilani_pretorius | Views [54] | Scholarship Entry

“BOOM” thunder clapped loud and shook the house while a blinding white streak of lightning filled every window, as if to announce the presence of the very universe surrounding my home. The first storm after the dry winter months in South Africa is always ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip

Finding my share of Gauteng's gold

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 | By confidence | Views [45] | Scholarship Entry

Gauteng is South Africa's capital Province and in many ways, the country's economic hub. Translated, 'Gauteng' means 'Place of Gold'. It's the smallest province in terms of mass but because of its economic allure, the province is the most densely populated ... Read more >

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Enshrined in my memory - How did I get here?

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By lwazi | Views [44] | Scholarship Entry

I grew up in a rural village where seeing a white man was only once a month. He was a doctor to our village nicknamed "gulaphi"loosely translated "where are you sick" in 2005 I moved to a small town Estcourt on the foot hills of the Drakensburg. Every ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip

Photos: Pictures from travels

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By itchyfeetadventures | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Out of Africa - love my country!

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By sophiew | Photo Gallery


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I will never forget the day I went to Europe

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 | By roundandaroundplaces | Views [37] | Scholarship Entry

I have not traveled to anywhere in the world. I was born and grew up in Johannesburg. Due to family issues I was moved to Cape Town when I was still in Cape Town. That was the only time I went to a different place. It has alwys been in me to travel all ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip

Nothing is ever planned

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 | By mimisan | Views [23] | Scholarship Entry

South Africa,a country pre 1994, was known for its racial segregation and disparity. Nelson Mandela,a symbol of our freedom and an inspirational leader and world icon proudly represents this country.This is where I reside. A young,impressionable 27 year ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip

A Waking Winter

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 | By sixthsentinel | Views [37] | Scholarship Entry

11 June 2010, Innesfree Park. We made an effort on foot after being drawn to a hault by the thousands of stagnant, flag-waving vehicles on the M1 Highway almost one kilometer from the fan park where we had hastily made our decision to watch the opening ... Read more >

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When I left home for a well-earned little did I

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 | By monsoontravels | Views [47] | Scholarship Entry

Early in 2011 I left on yet another overseas adventure. I remember when I left South Africa winter was upon us and I was more than happy to leave the frost and work/life pressures behind for sunny, serene Thailand. Boy, I was up for a rude awakening that ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip

in the coastline and the big seven.

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 | By baviaanskloof | Views [28] | Scholarship Entry

I travelled around this region of eastern cape as a normal adventure and for holiday and I did discover wonderful things to tell: With 800 kilometres of pristine coastline to explore, the effortlessly transitions from land to sea opening up a world of ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip

There's only one road.

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 | By adkidmeetsworld | Views [79] | Scholarship Entry

To be sure, when you drive through the Tsitsikamma region of South Africa you probably get a sense of calm, or wonder. After all, it is beautiful and pretty majestic. There are trees in these forests that look like Brachiosauruses (Brachiosauri, perhaps?) ... Read more >

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