Category: South Africa

Franschhoek, South Africa
[ 0 ] February 23, 2012 |

Franschhoek, South Africa

Food and wine capital of South Africa and home to one of the top 50 restaurants in the world, this 15,000 resident strong tiny town with a strong French influence resides in one of the most beautiful valleys in all of South Africa. Franschhoek lies in the heart of South Africa’s wine valley just east […]

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Knysna (Garden Route), South Africa
[ 0 ] February 22, 2012 |

Knysna (Garden Route), South Africa

Knysna sits in the middle of South Africa’s famous Garden Route.  The Garden Route is a 175km (109 mile) stretch of coastline that starts in Mossel Bay on the Western side and continues easterly through George, Wilderness, Knysna, Plettenberg Bay, and finally ending in Storms River on the border of the Western and Eastern Cape […]

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Sights of Cape Town and Around
[ 2 ] February 21, 2012 |

Sights of Cape Town and Around

Cape Town is an outdoor lover’s dream with a temperate climate, long stretches of beaches, mountains and a myriad of hiking, biking and walking trails. We started and ended several of our days with a walk through the city ending at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. This working harbor has bustling docks, luxury yachts, sailboats, […]

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Storms River (Bungee Jumping), South Africa
[ 7 ] February 21, 2012 |

Storms River (Bungee Jumping), South Africa

At 216 meters (709 feet), the bungee jump off the Bloukrans Bridge just outside Storms River, South Africa is the highest commercially operated bungee bridge in the world.  So of course I had to do it. Bungee Jumping at Bloukrans was somewhat of an impulse decision.  After passing up the opportunity to bungee at Victoria […]

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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
[ 0 ] February 20, 2012 |

Jeffreys Bay, South Africa

J-Bay as it is affectionately known is quite a wonderful place.  A mere 50 miles south west of Port Elizabeth, surf hangout has exploded over the past few decades.  What was once a small undiscovered (or underappreciated) hippie surfer hangout in the 60s and 70s is now one of the top go-to spots in the […]

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