#13 From Durban to Capetown July 15th 2010 TWO POSTS IN ONE
What a wild week it has been since we left Durban. We drove the first day about 100 kilometers to a town called Umzumbe. It was a bit harrowing as we left Durban with more than ¼ tank of gas but on our approach to Umzumbe we were below the empty line with the fuel needed indicator on. To complicate matters people couldnt understand when we asked for the nearest fuel station. ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Cape of Good Hope 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
Around the world trip; April 1, 2010 to August 1, 2011 (apx return date).
It will look something like this!
April-May: Washington DC to Roanoke, VA to Buffalo, NY
June-July: Cape Verde, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique
August-September: Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya
October-November: Qatar, Sri Lanka, Nepal, India
December: Dubai, Abu Dabai, Oman
January-May: China, North Korea, Mongolia
June-July: Japan, Austrailia, New Zealand, French Polynesia... full info