Camping in Kruger National Park May 20th 2009 Although we're back in New York now, I wanted to briefly write about our last stops of the trip - South Africa and Mozambique.
After another stay in Bangkok, we were once again off to South Africa. This time we came from the other side of the world with a completely different view of things, figuratively and literally.
We flew from Bangkok into Johannesburg and headed straight to Sandto ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Mpumalanga » Kruger National Park 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
Two New Yorkers (one native, one South African) who decided to put our ¨normal¨ lives on hold for about a year and see the world. Without much of an agenda, we quit our jobs, gave up our apartment, and left behind all but what we could fit into two backpacks in hopes of expanding our minds, broadening our horizons, and possibly creating a new sense of normal for ourselves. We hope you enjoy reading about our travels.
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