Tag Archives: South Africa

I’d Fly To S. Africa Amid Ebola Fears But…

Last night I came across a couple of interesting tweets from my friend Rene, author of sites such as Delta Points and Delta Mileage Runs.

The first tweet was about a post for a favorable airfare from Toronto to Cape Town, South Africa for $975. Probably a very solid price but not something I’d be interested in. Since I travel with Kim and Lucas, $975 would then become $2,925 for the three of us. Plus, I’d still have to get us from NYC to Toronto. Continue reading I’d Fly To S. Africa Amid Ebola Fears But…

Win A Trip For 2 To South Africa

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The film Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom is being released everywhere on Christmas Day. To celebrate, CNN is running the Mandela Long Walk To Freedom Sweepstakes, giving away a trip for 2 to Cape Town!

To enter the sweepstakes, you must correctly answer questions about Mandela’s life before filling out the entry form.

The Prize: A 6 day/ 5 night trip to Capetown, South Africa for 2

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Border Crossings: South Africa to Namibia

My first trip to Africa started out in South Africa. We travelled overland to Namibia and some days consisted of long hours driving on dusty, bumpy roads.
We did a group tour with GAP Adventures (now known as G Adventures). I’m not really a fan of group tours but for a place like Africa I feel that they make a lot of sense. It was also nice travelling with like-minded people.
After about two days on the trip, we were on our way to Namibia. There wasn’t much to see during the drive. On occassion we might see a nice rock formation or a gazelle if we were lucky. That didn’t really matter much because everyone was excited to get to Namibia.

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