Category Archives: Travels in South Africa

A dream come true

“There are times in life too beautiful, too poignant to share, some too painful to recount to others. Yet some memories are sources of peace and you feed on them in those dark nights of the soul when sleep is … Continue reading

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A Sunday stroll

The day for the big climb to the top of Table Mountain had arrived. Our taxi took over one hour to arrive and when we finally got inside he had to stop at the petrol station! We made it to … Continue reading

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Riding the ocean waves

With some of us feeling slightly worse for wear after last night’s endeavours, we headed to the V & A Waterfront to take the boat to Robben Island. The waterfront itself has a great atmosphere, both locals and tourists frequent the … Continue reading

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Long Street, Cape Town

The time had come to explore the city lights of Cape Town. Dressed to the nines and complete with hair and make up (for the girls!) we caught our late taxi to Long Street – the central hub for Cape … Continue reading

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Camps Bay sunset

Camps Bay at sunset is the most magnificent sight I have ever seen. We waited for our taxi, which was late as always. If you order a taxi in South Africa, it is perfectly normal to wait for anything up … Continue reading

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Heading to the Western Cape

Just a day after our 22 hour bus journey from Pretoria to Cape Town  we headed off to the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Point to take in the beautiful views of the coastline and the wild ostriches, who … Continue reading

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Safari time

3.45am Wake up and get breakfast ready with the other guys. 4.10am Breakfast 4.50am Load up the car and lock the gate 5.00am Depart – it’s still dark This time last week I was on the plane over to SA … Continue reading

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