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This is Africa - can you feel it? Can you touch it?

January 5th 2019
In every country we go, we associate a certain smell with it, a certain feeling. The air is different, the sky is different, the dust ist different (if there is any), water tastes different. Did not Desmond Tutu talk about this in his opening speech of the FIFA World Championship in 2010? He sais: "Can you feel it? Can you touch it? This is Africa." By visiting the Northern Drakensberg we had exac ... read more
Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Northern Drakensberg

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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10th February 2019

Looks like a good hike
We like to go hiking every now and then. I'll try to remember this hike when we get around to visit South Africa. It looks like a good one. /Ake
10th February 2019

good hike
oh yes, it defintely is. But there are also others - multiple day hikes that are excellent when you have time. The region is fantastic for hiking!

Tot: 2.826s; Tpl: 0.025s; cc: 38; qc: 152; dbt: 0.1056s; 2; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.8mb