Here's the beautiful berg February 16th 2007 Thanks to the wonderful hospitality of Hans, Frances, and the girls’ (my Aunt, Uncle and cousins) Neetz and I spent three days and 40km trekking through the Sani Pass area of the Drakensberg.
Day one was characterised mostly by first class form on our part. Neetz wore her new shoes that had only been worn in at Sydney Airport and so after less than a kilometre she had to swap shoes with Fran ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Free State » Drakensberg 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
Neetz and myself have decided to forego all commitments for 9 months from the 4th of February 2007. We plan on spending 3 months travelling around South Africa, 3 months travelling around the following countries in Europe: Greece, Italy, Germany, France and Spain, and 3 months travelling from New York through Canada and back down the west of the states to LA.
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