From stoners to cocktails and climbing mountains to jumping out of planes April 9th 2008 Cape town is an incredibly infectious city. Basically I love it here and am v. glad about the news that it looks like I'll have a pretty good reason to come back!
Carlyn took me over to Knysna and I started the real 'traveling' part of my trip - a hostel bed with 9 other people in the room, Gahhhhhh! I have been too spoilt! Highfields hostel is actually quite nice but I was pretty freaked out at ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape Town 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