Category Archives: Africa

Meeting up with the Ratherts | South Africa

We left our hostel and headed to the Intercontinental Hotel at Johannesburg airport – I always love those days where we leave bunk beds or crappy rooms and head into luxury (here and here). They are exciting for two reasons: … Continue reading

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Christmas in Spetember | South Africa

Travis’ family arrival also meant goodies from home. As always, we try to get family and friends meeting us to bring us things we need replenished, or things we simply need. This time our list had been very long, so … Continue reading

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One quick visa | South Africa

Our only task back in Johannesburg was to obtain our visa for Tanzania. The consulate for Tanzania is actually located in Pretoria, South Africa’s capital. Lucky for us, Pretoria is not even an hour away on the new train line … Continue reading

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Goodbye Cape Town | South Africa

Today we were up again early to catch a flight back to Johannesburg. We had to go back for two reasons: first, we were set to meet Travis’ family there in a few days and secondly, we needed to obtain … Continue reading

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September 1st | South Africa

Today was special in many ways: It marked the first day of spring in South Africa (our 2nd official spring crossing this year), It marked the first day of our new year on the road, We had dinner with friends, … Continue reading

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