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The Highlights of a Trip to South Africa

The Highlights of a Trip to South Africa

South Africa is a popular destination on travel bucket lists, and a quick glance at what the country has to offer can help you understand why. It’s a beautiful country combining the charm and adventure of rural Africa with bustling urban destinations and pristine coastline. There’s an international flavor to much of the country given […]

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Conservation or Con?

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Conservation or Con?

Last night I watched a documentary called Blood Lions on MSNBC. Depressing? Yes, and horrifying. It was about “canned hunting”, and the raising of lions for “the bullet”. Of course, consumers who want to volunteer in lion conservation programs, or who want to aid in conservation efforts, are told that these “farms” are all about […]

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Joburg 2012

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Joburg 2012

May 6 2012 I am exhausted! Traveling for two days is tiring, even when you’ve travelled in the utmost comfort. I arrived at the Da Vinci Hotel in Nelson Mandela Square at 7 a.m. and thankfully they had a room ready for me, even at that hour. Beautiful room…I love the style.  I was asleep […]

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Great White Sharks and the Cape

Great White Sharks and the Cape

The next day was our Great White Shark Adventure, which turned out to be a pretty lousy day. Did we see a Great white shark or two? Yes…a BIG one. But no breaching, and the visibility was so bad that they could not be seen from the cage. The weather was awful, swells of 8 […]

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