On being the easter bunny and jumping off bridges March 25th 2008 So waking up at 4am is never fun but when you have a 14 hour drive in front of you just have to stuck it up and hope no-one talks to you! Lots of stunning scenery and finally getting out of the fog of joburg later, we find ourselves at the start of a road that says "road closed - flood damage" of course we still go down it following a slight;ly insane afrikaans guy who said it should be fine; and ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Plettenberg Bay 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
I have wanted to travel for as long as I can remember; to get out and see the world beyond the safe and relatively happy little bubble of Blightly. I have travelled a little in Europe and with my mother being South African my visits out there have really given me a taste for venturing out of the bubble; just me and my camera.
Nov '07 - Bought my RTW ticket (leaving 3rd of March,thank you very much!) and the plans have changed ever so slightly! Basically I switched round; now starting off in Joburg and ending up in New York, with a whole load of craziness inbetween. I... full info