South Africa: The ‘Berg

South Africa: The ‘Berg

Two years ago I boarded a plane by myself to South Africa. I ignored my friends who called me crazy, and as much as I appreciated the concern from my family, I did not hesitate when I pressed the confirm flight button. Two weeks later, I found myself staring out the airplane window, minutes before … Continued

Discovering Magaliesburg, South Africa

Discovering Magaliesburg, South Africa: where our prehistoric forefathers once stood What is it about a place that sets all our senses on heightened alert, infusing us with that wonderful feeling of unbounded elation? Could it be discovered nestling within ambrosial aromas, awe inspiring sights, or is it, perhaps, to be found amongst those mind-enhancing novel … Continued

Safari time in South Africa

When people hear the words ‘South Africa,’ the first thing that comes to mind most of the time is safari. Travellers who visit South Africa often do not leave without joining in on one or more safari tours. As they say, you have not really experienced South Africa until you join in on a safari … Continued


South Africa: An Alternative Weekend for Me

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Melissa Coleman from England. Thanks for your entry Melissa! After just 2 hours in The Green Elephant hostel, Cape Town, I met an American group who invited me to join them for their hike up Table Mountain. Sunday morning soon arrived as … Continued

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