Driving on the Left, Robberg, and Plettenberg Bay

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This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series South Africa:While the first half of our trip was safaris and city, the second half was a relaxing drive across the southern coast of the western cape, in an area …

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Johannesburg and Soweto Tour

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This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series South Africa:After the long ride back from Kruger and a few hours showering and catching up with the outside world, we booked a full day tour of Johannesburg and Soweto …

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Safari in Kruger National Park, Part 2

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This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series South Africa:Having narrowly escaped our encounter with the water buffalo, we headed back to camp for breakfast and another afternoon game drive. We didn’t see much wildlife, except at both …

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Safari in Kruger National Park, Part 1

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This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series South Africa:Part of our strategy for beating the jet lag from the longest flight in the world was to go on a safari immediately upon arriving in South Africa. Typically …

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Flying The Longest Flight in the World

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This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series South Africa:Before we get into a series of posts about all the fun things we did in South Africa, I thought it was worth writing about how we got there, …

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We Made It To Tanzania!

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Our last two weeks have been quite crazy, which (kind of) explains the lack of updates here. We have been traveling across South Africa, and successfully navigated driving on the left side of the road, seeing the Big 5 in …

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We’re Off to Africa!

The blog has been a bit quiet the last couple of weeks. We’ve been busily planning our trip to Africa alongside visiting both our families and friends in Missouri. It’s been exhausting, but we are finally at the airport in …

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Biking to the Best Beer in the World

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This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Bucharest to Brussels:The region of Flanders, near the border with France, is famous for both its history and its beer. Many tourists, especially from the Commonwealth, visit here because it …

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