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South Africa (part 02)

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After five unforgettable days in Lesotho, we had to leave and go back to South Africa. Even leaving this country is an unforgettable experience as you have to cross the famous Sani Pass through the mountains of Drakensberg. Sani Pass…
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Cape Town

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We spent the last 10 days of our African Adventure enjoying Cape Town.  What a wonderful and livable city.  We were joined there by our friends Mike and Hester whom we had originally met on the road into the Serengeti…
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Rob did it again!

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Rob did it again! He, with a lot of help from Jean and David two gyro friends, put the icing on the cake of my Africa adventures. At 4:30 pm Thursday with the skies clearing we were in the air…
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The Last Post… CAPE TOWN!!

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We made it to Cape Town!Cape Town and Table Mountain from the waterIn general keeping with our tardy blog posts, this news is a little overdue. We reached Cape Town at the start of December and tucked Ambi…
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Still in cape town

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Ok, let’s talk about what happened in the last few days. Saturday and Sunday 10th and 11th August . Well the weekend was ok, just relaxing, enjoying the nice tropical garden of the guest house in Green Point. On Sunday…
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Still in cape town

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Ok, let’s talk about what happened in the last few days. Saturday and Sunday 10th and 11th August . Well the weekend was ok, just relaxing, enjoying the nice tropical garden of the guest house in Green Point. On Sunday…
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Cape Town

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Here we go… I am in Cape Town since the 7th of August and I am enjoying the city although it is winter here and the temperature is not very high. With the sun there are about 20 degrees Celsius…
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Cape Town

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Here we go… I am in Cape Town since the 7th of August and I am enjoying the city although it is winter here and the temperature is not very high. With the sun there are about 20 degrees Celsius…
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Kenya: The Swahili Coast

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Like a worried war-time family gathered around the wireless, we crowded around a small window in a Greek hotel room to see a torrent of protesters surge around the Landie, hurling rocks and abuse at the riot police. In Tahrir…
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The Adventures of Salami Man (Part 1)

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Ethiopia, the homeland of Haile Selassi, is the heartland of Rastafarianism. As such Addis Ababa it is still firmly in the thrall of the Reggae that Selassi brought back from his exile in Jamaica. Before Reggae however the music heritage…
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I Dreamed of Africa

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Africa has always been a dream destination, one for the bucket list. Romanticized in such movies as Out of Africa and I Dreamed of Africa, a land of adventure and amazement. A decade ago, the tour company I work for,…

Any Port in a Storm

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As we pulled our mud-caked vehicle alongside the twilight outline of the Flintstone’s Cave hostel in Goreme, Cappadocia we were greeted by welcoming staff and a few friendly Erasmus students. “Looks like you’ve had fun, what have you been up…
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Greece’s Woes

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It was with a reluctant parting of eyelids and a woollen head that I surfaced. My slumber had been prematurely interrupted by shouted chants and sounds of a ruckus in the street below. I stumbled woodenly to the open window,…
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Disorders on Borders Part 2

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Two things stood out from our brief visit to Albania, the cars on the road and their drivers. I read somewhere that in Albania 80% of cars are Mercedes. Although this seems ridiculous, our experience told us it couldn’t be…
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Serb Your Enthusiasm

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‘You’ll pretty much just need your flip flops and board shorts Guy’… This was the advice given to me from my brother, Sebastian, prior to joining the three intrepid doctors for the first several months of the trip through Europe…
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Venetian bowls

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I was astounded on first visiting the little boy’s room in Austria to find a toilet basin that appeared to have been installed backwards. Most Europeans are accustomed to a watery sink hole at the rear with a gentle, ergonomic…

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