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19 Jan Posted by in Africa, South Africa, Volunteer | Comments

Helping Hand Holidays in South Africa

Helping Hand Holidays in South Africa

Since 1994, the year when Nelson Mandela was released from prison in South Africa and subsequently became the most well known president of this country, South Africa has changed tremendously. Many non profit community projects have sprung up to develop townships and other previously disadvantaged areas. Many of these projects rely strongly on volunteer workers ...

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The Ancient City of Butrint, Albania

The Ancient City of Butrint, Albania

Enticed by the chance to wander the old empires of the Mediterranean, I took a daytrip from Corfu to the ancient city of Butrint in the Albanian highlands. Butrint was occupied by Greeks and Romans, Byzantines and Venetians. By 4 BC it was one of the commercial centres of the world, and sites like its ...

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01 Jan Posted by in Bicycle Touring, Canada | Comments

Bicycle Touring around Lac Saint Jean’s Véloroute des Bleuets in Quebec, Canada

Bicycle Touring around Lac Saint Jean’s Véloroute des Bleuets in Quebec, Canada

Found approximately six hours from Montreal, and three hours north east of Quebec City, is Lac Saint Jean and the Véloroute des Bleuets (Blueberry bike path). This loop around Lac Saint Jean covers 256km and is clearly marked, with plenty of accommodations along the way. Depending on how much time you have available, and how ...

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22 Dec Posted by in Adventure, Egypt | Comments

Snorkelling at the Blue Hole in Egypt

Snorkelling at the Blue Hole in Egypt

The Blue Hole, a vertical cave of tropical fish and coral. It is Egypt’s most famous dive site and just a few kilometres from Dahab, a laidback if slightly tired town of sand dunes and salty air, popular with hippies since the Seventies. The crashing sea looks out to Saudi Arabia, but just off the ...

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20 Dec Posted by in Africa, South Africa, Wildlife | Comments

Close interaction wildlife adventures in South Africa

Close interaction wildlife adventures in South Africa

South Africa has unequalled natural beauty. One of the main reasons for many tourists to plan a trip to South Africa is to see the legendary Big 5, Lion, Buffalo, Leopard, Elephant and Rhinoceros. However, with the development of many Conservation Centers in South Africa, the opportunity is there to get up close and personal ...

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