South Africa Category

Airline Adventures (or, Even Grown-ups Have Meltdowns)

Hello friends! I recently returned from a long trip to Cape Town, and I canโ€™t wait to tell you all about it.You may recall that CT was one of the stops on my 2012 backpacking trip, so I was thrilled to have the opportunity to go back to one of my favorite travel destinations. I […]

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Video: Shark Cage Diving!

I can hardly believe that it’s already been over a year since one of the most thrilling experiences of my life: shark cage diving! While I’m still awaiting those pictures from Gita and Sunil (hint, hint!), I did find this funny video I made a while back, using footage from our diving trip off the […]

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Thursday Travel Theme: Mountains

Today’s travel theme is Mountains. What instantly popped into my mind was Table Mountain in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa. It is beautiful from a distance… …as well as up close! And as you may remember from aย previous post, we certainly did get up close and personal. It was such a great experience, and I […]

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Fab photo(s) of the day: “The first soccerball vending machine in the world”

After a strenuous, but worthwhile, hike up Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, I came across “Soccerbox: The first soccerball vending machine in the world.” I’ve never seen one elsewhere, have you?

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Curious little monkeys

Our last game drive! Since we’d already seen so many animals, the purpose of this drive was to spot a male lion, or perhaps the elusive leopard. We didn’t end up seeing either, but we got to enjoy some great views. And saw these little guys scurrying up an electric tower! I think they were […]

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