- God's Window[center][/center]
It was a foggy day when we walked up to this view known as God's Window in June 2007. In a way it seems right that we couldn't see anything because when it comes Posted by The Vickerage in Sermons from the Vickerage | Sep 24, 2015
- A Tale of Two CitiesMy second stay in South Africa were a short three days around Cape Town that highlighted the huge differences within South Africa.
Cape Town is a beautiful city situated right at the ocean with majestic table mount ain in the background, Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Sep 23, 2015
- Into the Wild
Lion and lioness - not disturbed at all by the visitors around them
The adventure of traveling through Southern and East Africa began with Posted by maike42 in Nordish by Nature | Sep 20, 2015
- The Cradle of Humankind[[http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/sep/10/new-species-of-ancient-human-discovered-claim-scientists|Ian Sample of The Guardian]] wrote:
"A huge haul of bones found in a small, dark chamber at the back of a cave in South Africa may be the remnants Posted by The Vickerage in Sermons from the Vickerage | Sep 19, 2015
- Day 18: Touring J'burg This morning our guide met us in the lobby and drove us around Johannesburg (J'burg), giving us a thumbnail sketch of the history of the city, which is the largest in the country. Although landlocked, it became important because Posted by Follow Carol in Africa | Sep 15, 2015
- Day 17: Travel Day to JohannesburgSeveral of the ladies went on a game drive and/or a scat walk this morning (yep, it's what you think it is) while the rest of us stayed behind to luxuriate in some unscheduled time to ourselves. I was Posted by Follow Carol in Africa | Sep 13, 2015
- Day 16: Second Day in MotswariThe day begins in the usual way, with the town crier coming by at 5:45 to wake us for 6:00 coffee. Way aheadaya dude. I was pouring myself coffee by 5:40.
One of the guides, an obsessive, Posted by Follow Carol in Africa | Sep 11, 2015
- Day 15: Waking up in MotswariI woke up healthy and chipper this morning after an uninterrupted full night's sleep. At 5:45 staff members walk from door to door waking everyone for 6:00 coffee and muffins in preparation for the 6:30 game drive. Posted by Follow Carol in Africa | Sep 10, 2015
- Day 14: On Safari Again It took most of the day to get here. We flew from Cape Town to a dinky little airport near our final destination, which is Motswari Lodge. The airport looks like a couple of narrow landing strips with Posted by Follow Carol in Africa | Sep 9, 2015
- Recalling the First Visit to South Africa[float=left][/float]
Our daughters met us at the airport, rented a car and took us out of Johannesburg
[float=right][/float][img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/435069/2007-05-31_0 Posted by The Vickerage in Sermons from the Vickerage | Sep 8, 2015
- Day 13: The Wine CountryYou know how beautiful I thought the beach area was? Well there is another side of Cape Town - the side you've seen on the news - the side left over from apartheid. On the outskirts of Cape Posted by Follow Carol in Africa | Sep 8, 2015
- Day 12: Cape PeninsulaWe lived on the bus today. It is a huge modern bus, so it's pretty comfortable with sixteen women occupying fifty seats. First they drove us around the town and pointed out some of the important buildings. Posted by Follow Carol in Africa | Sep 7, 2015
- Day 10 and Day 11: Traveling to Cape Town. It is a long travel day to get from our camp on the Okavango Delta to Cape Town. First we have to go back to the airstrip and board a little prop plane to fly to the town Posted by Follow Carol in Africa | Sep 6, 2015
- A New DirectionThinking about our upcoming trip to South Africa to visit our newest grandson, I thought I'd better get re-acquainted with this travel blog.
Also a little research into the City of Johannesburg where my daughter, her partner, and our grandson, live Posted by The Vickerage in Sermons from the Vickerage | Sep 5, 2015
- At The Saxon Hotel, Johannesburg, Mandela's former home.The Saxon Hotel is located at the corner of Saxon Rd and Coronation Rd in Johannesburg's most upmarket neighbourhood Sandhurst, itself a part of Sandton. This hotel is among the most luxurious hotels in the world, member of the Leading Posted by LuxuryRogue in Luxury Rogue | Sep 2, 2015
- Germany September 2015Ok, so here we sit tuesday night 1 Sep with only 5 days to go!!!!
3 Work days!
And ofcourse the devil, Murphy or whatever you want to call him is extra busy this week!
Whatever can go wrong, will.
But, we will beat Posted by ingebotha in Germany September 2015 | Sep 1, 2015
- Leo Africa, volunteer project in South AfricaHello everybody!
My name is Giulia and I want to tell you about my experience in South Africa at Leo Africa, an amazing lion and black rhino volunteer monitoring programme. I think that reading about my experience could help people who Posted by giulia.avanzi.7 in Volunteer South Africa | Aug 31, 2015
- Capetown: Auckland meet Queenstown on steroids!Hey, if you are planning an overseas trip give Capetown a thought. What a fabulous natural setting. Think Auckland's Hauraki Gulf with the Remarkables on mega steroids in the background.
[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/756577/20150819_104425.jpg Posted by MaxMaxwell in The Great Europe and Africa Expedition | Aug 23, 2015
- Close encounters of the baboon kind!Don't need words for this. See the description in the Youtube vid:
Posted by MaxMaxwell in The Great Europe and Africa Expedition | Aug 23, 2015
- From a ropey day to a fabulous eveningRead my previous entry to hear about the ropey day - basically a bunch of stressful driving and a lot of waiting around and hunger all around.
Well, we eventually got to a restaurant - Marcos African Place - around 7:45 Posted by MaxMaxwell in The Great Europe and Africa Expedition | Aug 17, 2015
- Of travelling with a group of 30 and other matters....I'm in total admiration of our group leader, Patty. Many a lesser mortal would have totally torn their
hair out by now having herded this bunch of 30 cats for the last 2 weeks. There are many little crises eg. Posted by MaxMaxwell in The Great Europe and Africa Expedition | Aug 17, 2015
- Africa: a kaleidoscope of experiencesHow can I begin to describe the kaleidoscope of experiences that being her in South Africa is? You’ll understand that the best I can do is to give you snapshots and hope that you come away with a sense of Posted by MaxMaxwell in The Great Europe and Africa Expedition | Aug 16, 2015
- Singing, singing, singing and a giraffe!Here's a video of one of the giraffes I saw the other day
A real highlight was seeing a family of three. They seem to be reasonably unconcerned about us, perhaps sometimes eve a bit curious. Unlike the antelopes, wildebee Posted by MaxMaxwell in The Great Europe and Africa Expedition | Aug 6, 2015
- Africa: A land of contrasts!I saw two giraffes today! Wow! And a herd of antelopes and a wildebeest.
But let me backtrack. It's now Sunday. I parted ways with my beloved at Brussels airport on Tuesday afternoon :( and arrived in Johannesburg at 7:10 on Posted by MaxMaxwell in The Great Europe and Africa Expedition | Aug 3, 2015
- 30th July CapetownWe awoke to strong winds and rain - very welcomed by the locals as it is nearly the end of the rainy season and the dams are at 60%. Some parts of South Africa are on water restrictions. By 9am Posted by freespirits02 in 2015 South Africa,Kenya and Mauritius | Jul 30, 2015