Travel Blogs from Cape Town
We're about to do our third "expedition trip". Our first was Istanbul to Tashkent with Dragoman (mostly camping, taking turns cooking), then Kathmandu to Darjeeling, Sikkim and Bhutan with Best of Asia (BOA). On the BOA trip we travelled with an American couple, Debbie & Mike, who live in Chiang Mai. When they emailed us inviting us to go with …
Friday, March 25/Saturday March 26 Sandy had gone to visit her father in the hospital in Traverse City so I drove to Lansing Capital City International Airport Friday morning and was soon on my way to Detroit. After a two hour layover, I was on my way to Atlanta to await the final and longest leg to Johannesburg. At 7:15pm, we boarded the Delta …
... Although everyone now has equal rights, there are still a lot of blacks that live in the townships in poverty. There are good people here in South Africa (white and black) but is is hard to escape your past. There is too much to just cover up. I am really starting to appreciate the history of this country.
Dinner at Moyo
As I mentioned before, we were taken to an African themed ...
... bay, we saw thousands of greater and lesser flamingos who hadn't moved to their normal nesting place in Etosha Park this year because of lack of rainfall. What an amazing sight!); by the massive sand dunes where I reached the fastest speed of our group of a thrilling 73 kph (there are some good things about that extra weight!) sandboarding down the dunes; and by the exciting afternoon spent quad biking through the dunes.
The low was when we took one of ...
... patient and decided to check it out. It was amazing!!! There was a line of 50 plus people waiting to get polio and measles vaccinations for their children. We asked if we could watch what was going on and they allowed us. Before I knew it I had a polio vaccination in my hand and a line of people waiting for me. It was an oral dose of two drops in the mouth of babies, but it was still quite challenging. Some were terrified of me and others simply did not want to ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet