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Adventures in South Africa

Heading down to South Africa at the edge of the continent, we spent 2 weeks on a road trip across this beautiful and vibrant country. Covering about 2,400 km (nearly 1,500 miles), we took our time to meet new friends, take in the natural beauty, and learn about the country’s rich history and diversity.

Beachside boardwalk in Cape Town

Wine fermenting at the Groot Constantia wine estate in Cape Town

Penguin colony at Boulders Beach in Simon’s Town

View from Chapman’s Peak on the western Cape peninsula

At the edge of the African continent

Where to go from here?

Good food and even better conversation with our newest friend, Anthea. We had a fabulous time! Thanks for everything Anthea!

Tuna heads to be used as chum for shark cage diving

Great White Shark cage diving near Gansbaai

The business end of a Great White Shark!

Relaxing in our cozy B&B overlooking the estuary in Knysna

Hiking deep into the beautiful Knysna Forest

Hiking on the Robberg Peninsula at Plettenberg Bay

Beautiful day for a hike up the cliffs at Morgan’s Bay, Eastern Cape

Passing through bustling outposts and townships like Mbashe and Mthatha, once part of the Transkei province

Skull of one of the australopithecine ancestors to modern-day man at the Sterkfontein Caves/Maropeng (Cradle of Humankind) near Johannesburg

2 Responses to Adventures in South Africa

  1. Leslie says:

    South Africa is beautiful! Enjoyed the rainbow and penguins!

  2. This brings back so many wonderful memories… I love that image of the overlook at Knysna from your B&B window! And Robberg Peninsula, too!

    Hope you guys are well these days xx

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