Africa

Beautiful landscape near Montagu

Don’t Skip: Montagu, South Africa

Intro to Montagu Known as the Gateway to the Karoo, Montagu is a quaint town known for fruit, hot springs and outdoor activities. A scenic, two-hour drive from Cape Town, Montagu makes…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path. –Khalil Gibran The…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Big

We’ve seen California Redwoods and Giant Sequoias (including General Sherman); towering ancient junipers in China, Strangler Figs at Ta Prohm, Angkor in Cambodia, and twin Ginkgo trees in Seoul.  Tāne…

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Throwback Thursday: Round The World Slideshow

Below is our photo montage from our first RTW trip in 2008-09.  I’m hoping to inspire myself to get to work on a video from our latest trip. We hope…

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¨New¨ Old Photos

So if anyone hadn´t noticed there are a few photos missing from the very beginning of our journey.  We were hosting our photos on a different website than we are…

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Cango Ostrich

After a filling ostrich egg breakfast (one ostrich egg is equal to 24 chicken eggs, but 36-eggs-worth of cholesterol, while the meat is very healthy and low in fat), we…

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Outdshoorn

Waking early, the farm and surrounding hillside was peaceful and quiet.  There was a slight chill in the air, which disappeared with the rising sun, but which also created a…

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Cape Agulhas

The drive to Cape Agulhas from Hermanus was filled with Merino sheep (imported here 200 years ago), cows, goats, farms, rolling green hills and villages like Napier and Bredasdorp.  Arriving…

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Hermanus

We set off in the morning with the Kiwi girls, Leanne and sisters Nicola and Lee-Anne.  After a single wrong turn getting out of Cape Town, and a few minutes…

CatchUp

We spent a ton of time and Rand catching up the blog these few days.  Readers may be overwhelmed!  Evenings were for saying goodbye to members of our group.  From…