Day 17: The Garden Route April 24th 2010 After the heavy rain of the night before, last night turned out to be much warmer - and drier, though the waves were just as active. I was awake and out at 05h40 although the others should have been up at 05h30. Washing, dressing and going through the usual routine of dismantling the tent and taking breakfast took just over an hour and at 07h00 precisely, we were pulling away from the camp site. D ... 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
Having been made an offer I couldn't refuse, I left 30 years of (office) work behind and now 'work' outdoors.
As Nehru so neatly said, we live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Thus, with eyes open and asking questions, I hope to continue learning through experience and travel, as these are as education in themselves.
Happy reading - I shall be happy travelling ...
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