Yes, kids, that is a real live hippo going to work for the day. It's a hard life for those hippos. Actually we learned this is a new hippo who wandered in from somewhere and they are hoping he will stick around.
I like Hippos. November 26th 2007 It's been a long time comin', and no thanks to slow internet connections and flooding internet shops (see below) we can finally tell you about South Africa… what can we say? Well, a lot, so let’s get started.
We arrived in South Africa at Johannesburg airport early in the morning. After getting our rental car we headed straight out of town. No one wants to spend too much time in Johannesbur ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape 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