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Gallery: New Safari Pics (easier to find)

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 10 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

From the Safari at the start of the trip
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Gallery: Tripping around South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Tuesday, 10 Apr 2007 | Photo Gallery

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Starting to settle in to life here

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 26 Feb 2007 | Views [671]

(Dear loyal Readers:   I would first of, like to apologize to everyone who has been wondering when the next update would come, as life here has been quite busy with settling in, and that little horrible thing called homework.. But have no fear!! ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Gallery: Stellenbosch

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 22 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

Pics around Stellenbosch
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Gallery: Safari

TANZANIA | Monday, 5 Feb 2007 | Photo Gallery

Safari photos
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Rag time in Stellenbosch

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 2 Feb 2007 | Views [680]

The family arrived in Stellenbosch just in time to observe some of the “Rag” activities at the University of Stellenbosch better know to Canadians as Frosh Week.   As most of the students at the university live in university residences most activities ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine

And so the Real Adventure Begins...

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 27 Jan 2007 | Views [599] | Comments [1]

(A note to my faithful readers:   First of all, thank you for looking at our blog! It takes quite a while to write, but I’m glad I can keep everyone back home updated with our travels.   Since I bet you all want to know about life here in Stellenbosch, ... Read more >

Tags: Family

Game drive through the Serengeti.. a day I'll never forget!

TANZANIA | Monday, 22 Jan 2007 | Views [2064] | Comments [2]

We awoke early the morning of our Serengeti game drive.   Our travel partners, Nick and Janie, had a rather exciting morning, as they couldn’t leave their room due to an elephant standing on their front porch. I don’t think it gets wilder then that! ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures

Journey to the Serengeti… much like a Bond Martini

TANZANIA | Sunday, 21 Jan 2007 | Views [756] | Comments [5]

The day we arrived in Arusha, we were informed by the tour representative that the roads after Lake Manyara were not great, and driving on them gave the occupants of the jeep an “African massage”.   At the time I did not fully understand what he ... Read more >

Tags: Mountains

Lake Manyara

TANZANIA | Saturday, 20 Jan 2007 | Views [571]

We arrived at our mountain top hotel overlooking Lake Manyara National Park the night before our first game drive. Our hotel, which was a series of huts with thatched roofs, was spectacular. Each room was beautifully decorated and came with a giant bug ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


TANZANIA | Friday, 19 Jan 2007 | Views [886]

After some much needed sleep, we ventured behind the hotel to their very large garden. It was quite unusual to find a garden of such magnitude in the center of the city as Arusha, the tourist capital of Tanzania, is a very densely populated city.... Read more >

Tags: I should have known better!

The Flight

NETHERLANDS | Wednesday, 17 Jan 2007 | Views [655] | Comments [1]

Who ever thought getting there would be half the adventure So the day we left was filled with much running around and last minute forgot-to-dos (it wouldn’t be a true family trip without a high level of last minute chaos).   As we bid our house ... Read more >

Tags: Airports

Before the storm

CANADA | Wednesday, 17 Jan 2007 | Views [714] | Comments [3]

As I sit here and write this, a cloud of inevitability hangs over our household. In less then 24 hours we will all be on a plane headed for a completely different continent. In less then 24 hours our family will be free of the confines of Canadian life, ... Read more >

Tags: Packing & gadgets

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