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Free Lioness or Hunter's Trophy? UPDATED

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 20 Jul 2013 | Views [1560]

UPDATE: Sufficient funds were raised & Alexandra flew to South Africa to make a documentary about Serabie's release to a protected wildlife sanctuary there & to raise awareness on the sick 'sport' that is canned hunting. Our heartfelt thanks ... Read more >

Tags: appeals, help, hunters, lioness, lions, serabie, south africa


Destination South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | Views [795]

All too soon 3 months have passed and I am preparing to leave South Africa later today. Without doubt, this has been the trip of a lifetime and whilst I still have another 9 months of travelling ahead of me, the South Africa part is going to be very ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, backpacking, beaches, fantastic, game viewing, holiday, safari, south africa, volunteer, wildlife


Behind the facade - South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | Views [819]

Cape Town - the meeting place of the Indian and Atlantic Oceans, the Southern-most tip of Africa and a climate that, at times, reflects Europe more than it does Africa. Surrounded by mountains and flanked by sandy beaches with sea temperatures that vary ... Read more >

Tags: carjacking, crime, long street backpackers, mandela, politics, rainbow nation, safety, south africa, tip of africa


Cape Town Departure

SOUTH AFRICA | Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | Views [595]

The smell of jet fuel invariably brings with it the stirrings of adventure that start somewhere in the midrift region. Rather like the rich aroma of a freshly cooked meal being served to an empty stomach. I have always loved airports, aeroplanes and ... Read more >

Tags: atlantic, bays, cape town, driving, flying, indian ocean, karoo desert, south africa, table mountain


Wilderness

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | Views [535]

The noise of the ceaseless pounding of the ocean is carried on the cool breeze straight into the large open windows in my room where I am comfortably sat in an armchair, cup of tea nearby, ready to begin my account of Wilderness. We arrived at The ... Read more >

Tags: annies place, baz bus, beach house, journey, ocean, secret cave, south africa, waves, wilderness


Monkey Proficient

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 8 Feb 2013 | Views [2325] | Comments [2]

Several days have elapsed since my last blog entry. The internet went down and was then intermittent but now seems to be working again. It’s amazing that even here, in the middle of the bush, it is possible to have internet. Tap water comes from ... Read more >

Tags: baboons, monkeys, south africa, volunteering, volunteers


First Day of Adventure

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | Views [701] | Comments [4]

Bambelela, a wildlife and vervet monkey rehabilitation centre is situated, well quite frankly, in the middle of nowhere! The “metropolis” of Bela Bela is about 40 mins of dirt track, past Leopard’s Rock and forever around the next corner ... Read more >

Tags: africa, bambelela, bush, monkeys, south africa, thunderstorms, volunteering, wildlife


On Board BA57

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | Views [933] | Comments [4]

Finally the string of tomorrows that have dictated my life over the last few weeks have become today! Goodbyes were hard, really hard. Suddenly its not just words - rattling off an itinerary that has become something of a mantra during the most difficult ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, career break, solo travel, south africa, turbulence



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