Gwala Gwala - First days in South Africa September 1st 2006
Well I'll start at the beginning, probably easier that way.
Our flight was uneventful, we were situated between three babies, which i expected to be a cruel and noisy 10 hours however the little darlings made no noise at all. However we couldn't sleep for one reason or other. So we arrived at Johannesburg airport early on Fri morning and proceeded to sort out our car rental. Sarah then appr ... 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
My name is Sammi. I left work in September 2006 to pursue my life long dream of travelling the world and it has exceeded all my expectations so far. If you fancy reading some of my blogs which include, Africa and South East Asia, New Zealand and a bit of Australia (so far), then please do. As of today (4/05/07) my broken foot is all but healed and I am currently heading up the east coat of Australia and I've just left Fraiser Island, which was utterly amazing! I finish travelling in Cairns on May 23rd and head to Singapore before going home :(
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