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Morgan Bay, East Cape Coast

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 23 Jul 2009 | Views [400]

Morgan Bay is a small coastal resort up the coast from Haga Haga (where I stayed a couple of weeks ago). It has a beautiful long stretch of beach on the one side and rocky cliffs on the other. We used to camp here when I was a child and I’ve ... Read more >

Tags: east cape coast, morgan bay

Cathcart, Eastern Cape

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 13 Jul 2009 | Views [607]

I spent most school holidays with my Uncle, Aunt and cousins farm in the Cathcart district and my sister also married a local farmer, so I’ve been visiting for alternate Christmas holidays ever since. It’s like home from home for me, although I’ve ... Read more >

Tags: cathcart, farming

Haga Haga and East london

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 9 Jul 2009 | Views [454] | Comments [1]

I flew down to East London on the Sunday after the rugby, met up with family, and headed off to my cousins’ holiday house at the coastal resort of Haga Haga about an hour away on the Monday. My sister joined us for a few days as well, unfortunately ... Read more >

Tags: east cape coast

Gallery: Rugby- SA v Lions

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 27 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery

Springboks v B&I Lions, 2nd test, Pretoria
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Rugby; 2nd Test; SA v Lions

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 27 Jun 2009 | Views [545]

I arrived in Johannesburg to temperatures of 13 degrees, compared to the 43 degrees that I’d left behind in Dubai. I think I prefer the cool weather; it’s easier to warm up than cool down, although I have very little winter clothing with me. Together ... Read more >

Tags: loftus versveld, rugby test

Dubai living - Pro's and Cons

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Wednesday, 24 Jun 2009 | Views [6715] | Comments [2]

Well I have now left the UAE and I thought I’d list some of the Pro’s and Cons of Dubai / UAE living   In no particular order:   Loved Tax free salaries Friday brunches and the nightlife ... Read more >

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Gallery: Dubai Diving

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery

PADI Diving course in Dubai
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Gallery: Dubai

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Thursday, 18 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery

Various Dubai pictures
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A year in the Middle East

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Wednesday, 17 Jun 2009 | Views [567]

To set the scene for this journal, I thought I’d backdate it a bit as the last year has been quite an adventure of its own and can probably be tagged on to the start of my forthcoming adventure. I tried, with limited success, to keep a journal ... Read more >

Tags: dubai, sharjah

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