Category: South Africa

Coffee Bay (Wild Coast), South Africa
[ 2 ] February 19, 2012 |

Coffee Bay (Wild Coast), South Africa

Leaving Lesotho was about as easy as it was getting there.  Following our GPS (not always the best plan) we ended up taking the “most direct” route toward our next destination, the South African “Wild Coast” (more about the Wild Coast later on).  Heading out of Malealea we went back over the mountain pass (one […]

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Sun City, South Africa
[ 1 ] February 17, 2012 |

Sun City, South Africa

Sun City is the Las Vegas of Africa.  Encompassing four separate mega-hotels, a man made lake, a water park, a couple casinos, an entertainment complex (cinemas, arcades, etc), conference center, and a giant performance area; this gigantic complex comes from the mind of Sol Kerzner, the idea man behind Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas.  The […]

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Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa
[ 2 ] February 16, 2012 |

Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa

How do you explain Apartheid?  Well it depends on whom you ask.  Visiting South Africa for the first time, my only impressions of Apartheid and South Africa in general came from Hollywood (think, Invictus, Cry Freedom, even District 9).  Yea, pretty shameful I know – so needless to say we had a lot of learning […]

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A Glimpse of Cape Town, South Africa
[ 2 ] February 15, 2012 |

A Glimpse of Cape Town, South Africa

Determined to get our bearings quickly, our first day in Cape Town we, touristy or not, hopped on the city bus tour.  We planned it well and went on the evening tour, not as hot, half price, and included a stop to watch the sunset and enjoy a picnic on top of Signal Hill. We […]

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
[ 0 ] February 15, 2012 |

Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Often referred to as “PE” Port Elizabeth is one of the largest cities in South Africa and also functions as a major seaport. It is located in the Eastern Cape Province. The city now also forms part of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality created in 2001. The CBD of Port Elizabeth is being redeveloped […]

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