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the start of the Tugela Falls on top of the Drakensberg  
   

the start of the Tugela Falls on top of the Drakensberg

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
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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
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8th February 2019

This is Africa
That is so dramatic and beautiful! I don't have an issue with heights, but would have struggled with that small metal ladder for sure. Loving your trip, and definitely feeling it :)

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