Archive for the ‘South Africa’ Blogs


Spider

Fun Facts and Figures

Number of Countries Visited: 26 - Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Tunisia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, ...
Bags Packed

Bags Packed

Souvenirs have been bought, the bicycles have been boxed, the bags packed and tickets are in hand. It looks like we are all set to ...
South Africa

South Africa

South Africa; now here is a country with a serious, serious PR problem. Whenever we’ve spoken to ...
Souvenir Madness

Souvenir Madness

Way, way back in September 2007, we blogged about being only a few months away from the start of our trip and not yet ...
Golden Gate

Drakensberg & Golden Gate National Parks

Our first major stop after Lesotho was Golden Gate National Parks in Free State. Beautiful sandstone outcroppings, lit up with magnificent colors of golden yellow, ...
Lucy and the Road Trip

Lucy and the Road Trip

We’ve been in Cape Town for awhile now; it’s been fabulous and now our feet are getting itchy. Yup, we’re that predictable. ;-) We have ...
Camp by the Lake

Best & Worst of (Part 3)

Best location to Start a Cycling Trip: The foot of the Pyramids in Giza, Egypt. That just can’t be beat. Unforgettable Cycling Highlights: Day 1 in ...
Beach

Ummm…Time For an Update, I Think

Wow, it has been a while since we last updated! My apologies, my mind has been elsewhere lately. So, ...
Landscape

Africa Trip Finished

It was exactly 6 months ago today that we landed in Cairo, delighted, excited and very anxious to get ...
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The Townships

There is a lot of wealth in South Africa, there is also a lot of poverty. Like many places in the world there is a ...
Back In Cape Town

Back In Cape Town

Hey folks. We are now back in Cape Town, frantically getting ready for the next part of our trip; cycling in Europe. We leave for ...
Spiros at Manoushes

Devastation

We are devastated. Crushed, gutted, heartbroken, overcome with disappointment. We just don’t know how to get over this latest upset. After weeks of anticipation, we ...