Top 10 shots: Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park

Top 10 shots from my trip in the Chobe National Park and Okavango Delta in Botswana

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Africa’s quiet achiever

Bumpy, pot hole-filled roads? Check. Old, rattling minibus taxis? Check. Daily sighting of road accidents? Check. Unreliable, slow internet? Check. Thunderstorms and rain every night? Check. Welcome to Botswana! The second I crossed the border from Johannesburg to Gaborone I knew I was in a very different place. This is the Africa I came to…

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Top 10 shots: Kruger National Park

Top 10 shots from my safari in Kruger National Park, South Africa

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Jozi, The City of Gold

Johannesburg, Joburg, Jozi or eGoli has a bad reputation. It’s meant to be dirty, dangerous and chaotic, but I didn’t find it as bad as people say. It’s a huge city with most attractions scattered around so it was a good thing there was a city sightseeing bus like in Cape Town and I used…

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The Kingdom in the Sky

Most people don’t know much about Lesotho, if anything at all. But it’s an amazing country with an interesting history, friendly people and spectacular landscapes. I took a day trip there from the Amphitheatre Backpackers in Northern Drakensberg and it was well worth it. Country profile: Lesotho Population: 2 million Capital: Maseru Language: Sesotho Currency:…

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