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27 Jan Posted by in Africa, South Africa | 1 comment

Ghostly and Gaulish Travel Through Cape Town, South Africa

Ghostly and Gaulish Travel Through Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is the oldest city in South Africa. Jan van Riebeeck landed on these shores in 1652. Many of the period homes have been turned into museums and look beautifully serene. However, many a staff member and even visitor can relay stories of ghostly experiences and bone chilling sightings. Here is a few well ...

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23 Jan Posted by in Egypt, Hiking | Comments

Thou Shall Climb Mount Sinai, Egypt

Thou Shall Climb Mount Sinai, Egypt

The view to the mountains that surround it is most spectacular at sunrise, but this is no secret. On any night of the year, there are a few hundred tourists scaling their way to the top. From the summit of Mount Sinai, Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments directly from God. Almost ...

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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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08 Jan Posted by in Africa | Comments

Madagascar Travel Ideas

Madagascar Travel Ideas

Madagascar is an island country, off the coast of Mozambique, in South-Eastern Africa. Madagascar covers a total (land and sea) area of 587,040 Km2 and it is the fourth largest island in the world. The lowlands cover the periphery of the island while the interior is dominated by the highlands from where rivers flow to ...

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30 Dec Posted by in Africa, South Africa | 1 comment

Shedding new light in South Africa with a lighthouse tour

Shedding new light in South Africa with a lighthouse tour

South Africa has a scenic coast line spanning about 2500 kilometers/ 1500 miles. As the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans, the waters along the South African coast can be as dangerous as it is beautiful. The first European explorers along the South African coast were the Portuguese. The Dutch colonized the Cape ...

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