A large photo of a typical South African supermarket that we passed on my way back to Jo’burg from Kruger Park.
Why did the chameleon cross the road?
The African doll I bought at a market in South Africa.
Bulungula Lodge is situated amidst the rugged landscape of South Africa’s Wild Coast.
Word of mouth from World Cup tourists will be a powerful factor in deciding whether South Africa’s tourism will increase in the near future.
When visiting South Africa, it can be tempting to pass on Johannesburg altogether (aka Jo’burg, or Jozi amongst the locals). It has a reputation of being very dangerous, and lacks the natural beauty of Cape Town. Still, I found there was more than enough to do to keep me busy for a few days. Most […]
After spending some time in the mountains, I finally made it to Johannesburg, where I promptly booked a tour to Kruger Park for early the next morning. Once we got in the swing of going on game drives every day, I was having so much fun I extended my trip by an extra day for […]
Leaving the Wild Coast, I spent a few nights in Durban to catch up on my blogging before heading onward to a lodge in the southern Drakensberg Mountains. From there I did a day hike to see some old San rock art, and a morning hike in Lesotho, which was dampened by clouds and rain […]
I spent an uneventful night in Port Elizabeth, and was off the next morning to Buccaneers, a hostel on the western edge of the Wild Coast. The wine volleyball game that greeted me that first afternoon quickly ensured the hostel would become one of my favorites to-date. While Buccaneers was good for a party, my […]
After soaking up the surf in Jeffrey’s Bay, I joined two European girls for a guided overnight trip to Addo National Elephant Park. We spent a full day in the park, where we saw tons of elephants, buffalo, warthogs, turtles, and assorted game, but no lions. Day 1 – Road Trippin’ Day 2 -Morning Game […]