South-Africa and Lesotho August 26th 2011 Thursday 4 August: Ester and me arrived at 7.35 am at O.R.Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. There we got picked up by someone from Mbizi Backpackers Lodge in Boksburg. When we arrived at the hostel we were shocked. The hostel was surrounded by high fences like all the other houses in the neighbourhood. This is because Johannesburg is one of the world’s most dangerous cities. We went i ... read more
Africa » South Africa » KwaZulu-Natal » Durban 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
Australia here we come!
On Friday 14 January I will fly from Amsterdam to Melbourne and that is when I will start my worldtrip:)
First I will go for 3 months (14 January-14 April) to Australia: starting in Melbourne, then to Tasmania, back to Melbourne, up north to Cairns and then
from 10-14 January to Uluru (Ayers Rock). On 14 April I will fly from Melbourne to Christchurch and will stay first 3 weeks on the southern island of New Zealand and then 3 weeks on the northern island of New Zealand. After that I will fly on 27 May from Auckland to Nadi and I will be in Fiji for 6 days. From... full info