Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Knysna 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
We are Mike and Nita currently living in Dorset.
Having decided we would like to do some travelling and not really the backpacking or camping type we decided to try our hand at house swapping. We joined a couple of web sites for the over 50s - www.seniorhomeexchange.com and www.homeexchange50plus.com and we are off!
We travel to South Africa on February 11th. We move onto Perth, Western Australia on the 5 March, not returning to Dorset until 28 May. Rather than send lots of emails we thought a blog might be a better way of keeping in touch with friends and family.
Joining us on the f... full info