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10 Jan Posted by in South Africa | Comments

Is the Kruger calling…?

Is the Kruger calling…?

By Michelle Lewis, Acacia Africa… Unspoilt, the Kruger National Park is a vast wilderness covering over two million hectares, and the largest wildlife reserve in Africa. Most people will set out with their Big Five checklist, the elephant, lion, rhinoceros, buffalo and leopard ranking highly on the list of must sees.  And, while for we tourists...

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07 Nov Posted by in Africa, South Africa | 10 comments

Make your mind up South Africa!

Make your mind up South Africa!

After the contradictions of Cape Town and the Langa Township tour,our Acacia Africa group of 21 got on our truck and headed North in South Africa. Yes people, just because the country has ‘South’ in its title, you can still travel North, East, West AND South – who knew? What I found funny was the...

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03 Nov Posted by in Africa, South Africa | 1 comment

Langa Township tour, Cape Town

Langa Township tour, Cape Town

Day One of the adventure We began with a Langa township tour; one of the biggest townships in Cape Town. Our tour guide was Richard (who lived in this township) although that was his ‘apartheid’ name – back before apartheid was abolished, everyone was given an English name at school (the British were too lazy...

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31 Oct Posted by in Africa, South Africa | 6 comments

First stop! Cape Town, South Africa

First stop! Cape Town, South Africa

Flying into Cape Town, South Africa the plane took an amazing flight path going right passed the Cape of Good Hope and doing a huge u-turn over False Bay (note to self: don’t pack your camera into the bag that’s in the overhead locker when you’re jammed in by 2 people at the window you...

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