Sun, Surf, Shells and Sandtraps on South Africa's Garden Route (March 4-10, 2012) March 17th 2012 This leg of our journey involved two more of my favourite things - beaches and all things golf. Despite this area's name - Garden Route, our goal was to follow the coastline as closely and as much as possible and if there was a beach, we would find it. The golf, well, you got a taste of that in one of my previous entries and for more, read on.
Cape Town to Hermanus
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Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Garden Route 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
Barbe and Mon are fulfilling a life-long dream to travel Africa. Follow us to Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa over a 14 week period. This is our journal of the trip and we hope to update it as time, internet access, electricity and inspiration permits. If you don't see anything for a few days, please don't worry - we are probably having too much fun.... full info