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Wooden hippos at a small market next to God's Window.
Four outta five ain't bad

January 26th 2009
Africa is famous for it’s diversity in animals, plants and landscapes. One of the main reasons we extended our layover here to 20 days was so that we could go and see these things. Only 3 days after we arrived, we packed up and went on a four-day camping safari in Kruger National Park. The goal was to see the “Big 5” (elephant, rhino, leopard, lion and buffalo). We slept in tents within ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Mpumalanga » Kruger National Park

South African Flag 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
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