Category Archives: Africa

Chobe National Park

On Saturday, August 10th, Rebecca and I touched down in the heart of Botswana’s Chobe National Park, Savuti.  I even got to co-pilot from the front seat on the short charter flight from the Okavango Delta.  It took about 20 … Continue reading

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Okavango Delta

After breakfast on Thursday, August 8th, we said goodbye to the lovely people at Tongabezi who had treated us so well.  We were starting on the last leg of our journey that we had booked with Desert & Delta Safaris … Continue reading

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A Stay on the Zambezi River

After departing Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, our road transfer picked us up from the Victoria Falls Hotel to take us to our next destination on the Zambezi River in Zambia. The place we were staying was called Tongabezi and was … Continue reading

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Rovos Rail Journey to Victoria Falls

Bec and I wanted to do something special to celebrate our 10th Wedding Anniversary so we decided a two week adventure in Southern Africa would fit the bill.  We flew to Johannesburg on Wednesday, July 31st, met our car transfer, … Continue reading

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Casablanca Conference

It all came about very last minute but I was on my way to Casablanca to attend a conference with a number of my colleagues. We arrived in the early morning hours of Sunday, November 12th and checked into the … Continue reading

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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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