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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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Blog 18 - The Garden Route

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 | By mighty10 | Views [59]

When I left off we were starting our 900km drive over the next 9 nights from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth making 3 stops along the way hoping to experience what the southern coastline had to offer us. What we got was the amazing contradiction that is ... Read more >

Blog 17 - On the road to Mossel Bay (Cape Town)

Tue, 7 Mar 2017 | By mighty10 | Views [57]

How on earth do I describe Cape Town and keep my description short enough to keep my millions of followers interested? How do I describe this place without coming across jaded and preachy? How do I do justice to a place that I really did enjoy, but left ... Read more >

Blog 16 - Safari: Tanzania / Malawi / Zambia / Zimbabwe

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 | By mighty10 | Views [88]

On the morning of day 2 of the safari I am trying to think of the best way to articulate this part of the trip. We are in the truck for 11 hours today which will be a regular occurrence during the journey as we try to cover such a vast amount of kilometres.... Read more >

Let the safari begin...

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 | By mekikepilala | Views [165] | Comments [2]

After a delightful 14 hour flight we have arrived. All present and accounted for although a tad tired.  Let the safari begin... had a great night and a few relaxing drinks at the hotel getting ready for the safari to commence in the morning. ... Read more >

Photos: Africa Part 1

Sat, 20 Aug 2016 | By steve-dylan | Photo Gallery

A trip of a life time
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Photos: Tour begins

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 | By nomad_kiwis | Photo Gallery

J'burg to Zimbabwe border
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First week on tour

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 | By nomad_kiwis | Views [155]

Day 1 Started at 6am, we headed west towards the Kruger National Park stopping at Hazyview, where our guide Antony lives, for the night. We went to a local show but got there late missing most of the performance and the meal whilst interesting was not ... Read more >

Photos: Johanesburg

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 | By nomad_kiwis | Photo Gallery

The city of Jo'burg
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Afrika begins

Mon, 18 Jul 2016 | By nomad_kiwis | Views [180]

Finally the day had arrived. We headed to Auckland and flew out with Air NZ on one of their new planes with dimming windows and individual movie modes. Surprised to be offered food as our itinery said we got none but our tickets said we had 'The Works' ... Read more >

Cape Town

Sat, 16 Apr 2016 | By tiltingwindmills | Views [101]

Let me start by saying a week is not nearly enough time to spend in Cape Town, there is so much to see and do that in 6 days I was only able to get a small sample of this beautiful city and its surroundings. I spent two nights in the city center, right ... Read more >

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Photos: Kruger

Thu, 24 Mar 2016 | By tiltingwindmills | Photo Gallery

Joburg to Zimbabwe
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Richard Blake

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 | By richardblake | Views [100]

Eco-friendly mountain bike tours of the Cape winelands combining cycling with exclusive wine tastings and cellar tours – Cape Town, South Africa Guided Cycle Tours

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Getting Morley House Ready to Open

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 | By steve_and_emma | Views [122]

October saw Steve's mum and dad once again head to Bathurst and once again it was not a holiday. Mind you they did have a few days holiday in Cape Town before heading to Morley House. We roped them into doing the final preparations for opening the ... Read more >

Road trip back to Bathurst

Sat, 26 Sep 2015 | By steve_and_emma | Views [127]

After finally getting Emma's visa sorted we could head back to South Africa and we brought Emma's mum Joan along for her first visit to SA. We made a road trip of it back dowm from Jo'burg first stopping off at Merrick Safari near Kimberley. The main ... Read more >

What are the best goods to buy duty free?

Tue, 22 Sep 2015 | By emilyapple | Views [151]

You have probably heard about the wonders of duty free shopping. When flying, it is a good time to take advantage of the discounts on products that are usually slapped with high taxes when sold in a country's regular stores. Some goods are better ... Read more >

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