Category Archives: Africa

African Safari

On Monday, July 28th Rebecca and I headed northeast from Port Elizabeth in the direction of Grahamstown.  We drove for about one and a half hours before arriving at Pumba Private Game Reserve.  We came to a double gated guard house, checked … Continue reading

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Scenic Route 62 and the Garden Route

On Thursday, July 24th, Rebecca and I said goodbye to the Winelands and set out eastwards.  We drove over the Hottentots-Holland Mountains through the scenic Franschhoek Pass and down towards the Theewaterskloof Dam.  At Villiersdorp, we turned north and entered … Continue reading

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Cape Winelands

As you must all know by now, we are both wine enthusiasts so a few nights in the Cape Winelands was a must on our South African itinerary. South African wine is classified as “New World” however it actually has a long history.  The … Continue reading

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South African Vacation Kicks Off in Cape Town

On the evening of July 17th, Rebecca and I flew 8 hours to Johannesburg, South Africa.  We had a short connection then it was on to Cape Town.  Cape Town is South Africa’s 2nd most populous city and is home … Continue reading

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Work trip to Jo-Burg

I found out early on in the year that I would be going to Johannesburg, South Africa for work in May. Dan did consider joining me but his work schedule was still quite busy so he decided to stay back … Continue reading

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Short trip to Sudan

During the 2nd week in January, I travelled to Khartoum, Sudan for a 2 night work trip. The Canadian travel advisories weren’t too kind but I was assured by my colleagues it was safe. Even though it was a short … Continue reading

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Kilimanjaro

Jambo, The way things worked out this year, I was left with 2 more weeks of vacation than Rebecca.  The first week I spent in Canada in July.  I was unsure about what to do with the second.  I knew … Continue reading

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