Wilderness and Storm's River February 8th 2008 Hey everyone!
I have had a busy few days and am now in Storm's River, a great little village which is slightly more rural than what I've seen so far. The people are very friendly and the hostel is good, but first I will tell you about Wilderness, where I spent the last 3 days.
I took the bus from Cape Town to the Fairy Knowe hostel in Wilderness, which took about 8 hours. The hostel is in ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Storms River After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
Hey everyone! I'm off to Africa on January 29th---I will be travelling around South Africa and Mozambique, then flying to London to meet Kate for a trip to Spain. I will do my best to give regular updates and hopefully upload pictures as I go, and would appreciate any and all emails sent my way, even if just to tell me about your day. I'll be alone for the first 2 months so any words from home/England will be great! I will soon send my greetings from Capetown....... full info