Category Archives: South Africa

Final thoughts on South Africa (or, come to Africa, freeze your ass off)

When we planned our trip to South Africa, we thought three weeks would be plenty and we could cross South Africa off of our list.  Boy, were we wrong.  The country is beautiful and there is a ton to see … Continue reading

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Things to do in South Africa other than safari

We had two weeks in South Africa after our safari and those two weeks have been jam-packed. We started in Cape Town.  We did a fair amount of walking, and saw some creepy looking clouds rolling in over the waterfront. … Continue reading

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Kruger Safari — Part Deux

Last safari post, I promise… Megan and I tried to keep track of everything we saw in Kruger.  OK, OK, Megan wrote everything down and I pestered her about the new stuff.  Ultimately, we came up with the following list … Continue reading

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Excursions during our safaris

During our first three days of safari, we went on several excursions outside of the game park. First, we were off to meet Jessica the hippo.  Apparently, Jessica is the most famous hippo alive and something like 99 documentaries have … Continue reading

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Kruger Safari

Robert and I just spent six days on safari in the greater Kruger region, along with our friends Andy and Megan.  We booked with a company called Moriti (www.moriti.co.za), and it was amazing.  Our guide William was a great guy … Continue reading

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Big news in the Schneiduk household…

We spent our last morning in Quy Nhon on our feet.  We walked about 8 km (there and back) to visit some Cham towers.  If wiki is to be believed, the Champa people lived in what is now Vietnam from … Continue reading

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