PONGOLA, SOUTH AFRICA TO THE KINGDOM OF SWAZILAND--Tuesday, March 18, 2014 March 18th 2014 Pongola, SA to the Kingdom of Swaziland. 216 km (134 miles) Tuesday, March 18th
Rain cleared up this morning, but the ground was soaked underneath the RV. Valerie carefully backed out, but quickly mired down in the muck and we had to be towed out like the rig right beside us, by the mechanic who followed us along.
Drove first about a km into town, to fill up with diesel f ... read more
Africa » Swaziland » Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary Autonomy for the Swazis of southern Africa was guaranteed by the British in the late 19th century; independence was granted in 1968. Student and labor unrest during the 1990s pressured the monarchy (one of the oldest on the continent) to grudgingly a... ... read more
We are sisters who began our love of travel with our parents when we were in grammar school. We grew up in Northern California and had traveled most of the Western States and Mexico before the 8th grade. Sharon traveled to Europe the first time when she graduated from high school to be a Girl Scout camp counselor and Valerie lived in Europe 7 years teaching the US military community at the graduate level. We rarely take a tour and usually travel on a low budget, by car, plane, and train. We have recently both retired and Sharon bought a Roadtrek RV, that we named Rosie II after our parent's "R... full info