Category: South Africa

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bulembu camping near the soccer field 2

Into Swaziland, Bulembu

The border crossing into Swaziland is extremely quiet and relaxed, and we complete all the formalities quickly and easily. We hit a snag when we want to get a refund for the VAT (Tax)...

Waiting to be fed 0

Jessica the Hippo

When the owners found a tiny infant hippo washed up on the edge of a river they couldn’t help but take it in. They bottle fed the baby, brought it into their home and...

West African mobiles. 0

Across South Africa

We have really enjoyed our time in South Africa, though we’re aware we need to get moving. There are so many countries to see between Cape Town and Egypt, and we want to do...

....I wish I had a paraglider! 3

Table Mountain Hike

From the minute we drive into Cape Town I realize how much Table Mountain dominates the city skyline. The mountain is so close to downtown it’s impossible NOT to constantly stare at it. Of...

This place is not far from Cape Town. We had it all to ourselves 3

Towards Cape Town

Over a few days we meander along the coast, checking out the sights and enjoying sunny days. We stay with friends who also drove the Pan-Am highway around the same time as me who...

Getting close now 6

Cape Agulhas – The Southern Tip Of Africa!

Driving the last few miles is hard to believe. After 32,000 miles through 21 countries in Africa, we have reached the Southern tip of the Continent and the official half way point of the...