highlights when visiting SoutH Africa

Highlights –

  • meeting up with Warren at the airport
  • wine tasting tour
  • Cape of Good Hope/Cape Point tour
  • District Six Museum and visiting the townships
  • Visiting Robben Island
  • couchsurfing with Hannes for 3 nights
  • couchsurfing with Christal for 5 nights
  • climbing Lion’s Head at sunrise and walking around atop Table Mountain
  • people watching at cafes
  • lunch in Camp’s Bay
  • whale watching in Hermanus
  • cage diving with Great White sharks in Gansbaii
  • riding an ostrich in Outdshorn
  • petting cheetahs
  • Rasta homestay with Brother Paul in Knysna
  • horseback riding in Storms River
  • sandboarding, partying, and shopping in Jeffrey’s Bay
  • Addo Elephant National Park safari
  • wineball and hanging out at Buccaneers hostel in Chiantsa
  • Xhosa village tour at Bulungula
  • dinner and dancing at a Xhosa village in Coffee Bay
  • hiking to rock art in the southern Drankensberg Mountains
  • riding in a Land Rover up the Sani Pass, hiking and exploring the Kingdom of Lesotho (including a beer at the highest pub in Africa)
  • 5-day safari to Kruger Park (seeing all the animals, especially the lions, and buffalo during the game walk)
  • staying at Bob’s Bunkhouse
  • touring Soweto township near Johannesburg
  • Apartheid Museum
  • eating a smiley (sheep’s head) to complete a dare
  • 7-day camping trip to Botswana’s Okavango Delta (mokoro rides, seeing lots of elephants, hanging out with Dion (guide), and getting to know Ingrid, Richard, and Peter)
  • Johannesburg city tour


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