Day 2: Port Elizabeth to Knysna - Mon 25 Jan 2016 January 25th 2016 Woke at six before arrival into Johannesburg airport, and ate a hearty airline breakfast of omelette, cream cheese and salmon and my own rice cakes plus a couple of cups of coffee.
We disembarked and, like many others, didn't follow instructions and didn't wait for the group leader. We went ahead to passport control by which time the others had joined us. We all stood in a line for two hours be ... read more
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