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Posted by Tim and Jessica on Mar 1, 2004
Places We've Been: South Africa
The following are stories written about our travels in South Africa. You can find stories set in other countries by returning to Places We've Been.
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Posted by Tim on Feb 15, 2011
Public Transportation in South Africa
In the months leading up to our travels in South Africa, our research was getting a little discouraging on the transport front. It seemed that everybody, absolutely everybody, was insisting that we really really needed to rent a car in South Africa.
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Posted by Jessica on Feb 7, 2011
Our Daily Budget in South Africa
We braced ourselves financially for our three-week trip to South Africa. From our research, we knew it'd be more expensive than any other country we've traveled to recently. But it turned out to be not nearly as expensive as we worried it'd be.
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Posted by Tim on Jan 30, 2011
The Magic of Rainhill Farm
Rainhill Farm lies nestles at the foot of the Magaliesberg Mountains, just outside of Rustenburg, South Africa. The whitewashed, thatch-roofed farm buildings are laid out in the shadow of a precipice called Cathedral Rock, gleaming in the midday sun just as they have for nearly a century.
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Posted by Jessica on Jan 7, 2011
Favorite Photos of the Transkei Big Five
If you're planning on a safari in South Africa, undoubtedly you are familiar with Africa's Big Five. And even though we didn't go on a safari ourselves, we still had an opportunity to see another Big Five in South Africa: the Transkei Big Five.
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Posted by Jessica on Dec 20, 2010
The Elephant in the Room
Most people who hear we've been to South Africa are very curious about one thing, but are too shy to ask. So here's the answer to the question on everyone's lips about our time in South Africa. The answer that will, undoubtedly, make those who love South Africa cringe.
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