Category Archives: Africa

Where to go on an African Safari

African Safari

Nicole LaBarge got her first taste for travel when she was 16 years old.  Ever since then she has been hooked and calls herself a travel-holic. She believes you can travel and have a career and she is halfway to

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Africa – We made it!

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Moment 50/50 The end Over 20,000kms travelled from the north to the south of Africa. We made it! 15 countries visited from North to South of Africa.  You can read more about my journey in the links below and the

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Serengeti favourite animal pic

Serengeti

Moment 49/50 – Serengeti National Park The Serengeti was our favourite safari during our time in Africa. This is where we saw the most leopards. The leopard is so elusive and is the hardest of the big five to see.

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Africa – books I read

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Moment 48/50 – Africa books Books I read in Africa – I wanted to remember the different books I read on this trip and The Martian was one of my favourites. So many laugh out loud moments that really made

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The Ugly Five

Moment 47/50 Safari Now that you know about the Big Five let’s discuss the lesser known ‘Ugly Five’. The Ugly Five are known as being the ugly animals on safari – hyena, hippo, marabou, vulture, wildabeest.

The Big Five

The Big Five

Moment 46/50 Safari While on safari in Africa most people are looking to see the Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. While rhinos are endangered and only seen in certain parks it’s the elusive leopard that is

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Lesotho

Moment 45/50 Lesotho We took a day trip from Durban to the ‘Kingdom in the Sky’ – Lesotho up the Sani Pass. I was not expecting Leotho to be as beautiful as it was and people were so friendly.

Swaziland

Swaziland

Moment 44/50 Swaziland We rented a car to drive from Nelspruit to Durban and decided to drive through Swaziland on the way. You notice a difference immediate as it becomes a lot more rural with cattle on the side of

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Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town

Moment 43/50 Cape Town, South Africa When you go to Cape Town South Africa there are five must see things to do – V&A waterfront, Cape Wine tour, shanty towns, Table Mountain, and Cape of Good Hope – check! There is

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Simon Town

Moment 42/50 South Africa My Cape Convoy tour was the best! Such a fun day checking out the outskirts of Cape Town and going to the Cape of Good Hope. Highlight was the stop at Simon Town to check out

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