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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 water In 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Austria: hospitality, sarcasm and the dangers of group psychology

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We left Bratislava across the Danube. I was excited to cross this great river that has always formed one of history’s most significant borders. Looking across the misty banks, I could picture anxious  roman legionnaires at the limits of civilisation,…

Trying hard to depart…

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Our journey to Dover had two key stops: my parents’ house in Somerset and Dan’s father’s house in Maidenhead.  Dan and I took our cars up to Somerset and waited for Rich who would drive up once the landy had…

(es)Cape Town – Installment One

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After 24 hours in transit, I arrived in Cape Town to beautiful weather and an empty Prado car seat. Our first stop would be the Westin, courtesy of SPG, where we managed to get some gym, spa, and free champagne breakfasts…

(es)Cape Town

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After 24 hours in transit, I arrived in Cape Town to beautiful weather and an empty Prado car seat. Our first stop would be the Westin, courtesy of SPG, where we managed to get some gym, spa, and free champagne…

Flash Forward

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In curand, continuarea aventurii Into The World / Stay tuned for the continuation of Into The World…

Bucuresti – Cape Town/ Bucharest to Cape Town

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Am ajuns in Cape Town la finalul unui maraton de 84 de ore si 1900 de kilometri, inceput in capitala Namibiei. Primii nomazi pe o motocicleta, veniti din Romania pana in Africa de Sud. O luna imensa, galbena, o naluca, peste un oras, peste doua…