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Posts from the ‘Africa’ Category

Table Mountain: 2, Us: 0

She looms gorgeously over our Bo-Kaap guesthouse, daring us to conquer her precarious trails and rocky peaks.

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Chapman’s Peak Drive and a South African Sunset

Fifteen kilometres south of Cape Town, there's a dazzling road, hacked perilously out of the side of a mountain.

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Penguin Paradise at Boulders Beach

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, a pair of jackass penguin lovers (real name, seriously) waddled their way onto False Bay's Boulders Beach.

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A Wild Whale Chase in Hermanus, South Africa

The humble coastal town of Hermanus on South Africa's Western Cape is famous for one thing, and one thing only. It's the world's best place for land-based whale watching.

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7 Memorable Dining Experiences from Around the World

For travelers, food is one of the most interesting aspects of visiting a new country. From souvlaki in Greece, to kebabs in Jordan to pasta in Italy to curry in India, food defines a country as much as the landscape and the people. Good or bad cuisine can make you want to stay forever, just to continue eating, or it can make you want to check out of the country earlier than planned.

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Vaccinated! Getting Yellow Fever Certified in Korea

Mosquitos absolutely love me. Or rather my blood. It doesn't seem to matter how many other tasty veins are around, they all zone into me and I end up with 10 bites, while everyone around me gets off scot-free! The Bear likes to call me his "insect repellent," because they don't bother with him and his furry legs when I'm around.

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Our RTW Itinerary: Africa and Europe

Last post, I wrote about the North and South America parts of our journey. This is what we have planned for the Africa and Europe legs of our RTW trip.

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Our RTW Itinerary: The Americas

As we get closer to laying down the dollars for our RTW ticket, we're being forced to really drill down into our travel wants versus travel needs.

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The Postcard: The Amalfi Coast, Capri, Marrakesh, Fez, Lisbon and Lagos

So, I am continuing on our historical photo journey, by attempting to choose just one photo to symbolize each of our trips. A difficult task!

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