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Starting the new year with a roadtrip from Johannesburg to Clarens

January 1st 2019
When we got on the plane in London the 31 of december we were really surprised how packed it was. Never before did we fly into the new year and we always had the idea that flights are empty at that date. How wrong we were. The A380 which brought us to Johannesburg was full, full, full. Not being big fans of huge airplanes and far too many people on a little space we had no other chance than keep g ... read more
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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
26th January 2019

Get me outta here!
An Australian emu in an African Game park...what'd the African ostriches think???
28th January 2019

The austriches prefer the wild ;-). No, we have seen quite some emus around South Afrca, also 10 years ago during our last visit. Seems they are fine together as I have oberserved that they sometimes even share the same space.

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