Tag Archives: Africa

Where to go on an African Safari

African Safari

Nicole LaBarge got her first taste for travel when she was 16 years old.  Ever since then she has been hooked and calls herself a travel-holic. She believes you can travel and have a career and she is halfway to

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My top wildlife encounters

My top wildlife encounters In my twenty years of travel, I’ve had a lot of cool experiences. When I think back I’ve had the chance to sleep under the stars on a deserted island, I’ve survived 50 degree Celcius heat,

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Whale watching Hermanus

Hermanus is a small town about an hour and a half south of Cape Town and best known for whale watching from July – November the Southern Right Whale. Most people use it as a quick stop over but I

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Stellenbosch

wine tour south africa

  While in Cape Town I was told there were five things you really need to do to see Cape Town and the surrounding areas – Table Mountain, Wine Tour, Townships, Cape of Good Hope and Robben Island. My wine

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Lesotho – Kingdom in the Sky

Its possible to take a day trip from Durban to Lesotho – the kingdom in the sky.  Most day trips do a shuttle transfer from Durban to Underberg and then in Underberg you switch to 4x4s as you must have

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Durban

Durban was a bit of a refresh stop for us.  Its where we booked ourselves in a nice hotel along the waterfront to relax after a hectic schedule in Mozambique.  It was great timing for us and Durban was great,

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St Lucia

After driving through Swaziland we headed to St Lucia – in a round about way.  See we didn’t realise that you had to drive through the national park to get to St Lucia city.  So when the GPS gave us

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Kruger National Park

On our last game drive we went to Kruger National Park just outside Joberg and Nelspruit.  Kruger is rated the second best safari park in Africa (to the Serengeti).  We were very excited to see what we would find.  Unfortunately,

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Sudan – Pyramids, heat and floods

We made it across the border no problem into Wadi Halfa Sudan and the first thing you notice is that its hot.  Really hot. The hottest I’ve ever been through 50 degrees Celcius (122 Fahrenheit) .  Believe me its hard

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My epic overland trip from Cairo to Cape Town

Cairo to Cape Town

My Cairo to Cape Town journey through 15 countries in East Africa. In 2015 I flew to Cairo to start my 19 week overland trip from Cairo to Cape Town.  This was the adventure of a lifetime driving overland from Cairo in

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