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Africa Tag

Adventure / 28.01.2012

After several years of dillydallying, I recently made up my mind and went for a solo journey through South Africa. [caption id="attachment_7395" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Awesome View from the Amphiteater Backpackers[/caption] What had held me for such a long time was the idea that it was a difficult country to travel alone, and by public transportation. Moreover, being...

Travel Postcards / 05.01.2012

  With only a few roads and being of difficult access, the Wild Coast in South Africa has remained unspoiled and kept its rugged beauty. In most cases, walking is the only way to get access awesome wild beaches, where often cows are peacefully strolling on the foreshore and kids playing and running on the golden sand....

Travel Postcards / 04.01.2012

At the end of the Sani Pass, the steep and winding road connecting South Africa and Lesotho, the first view is on this traditional Lesotho huts part of Sani Top Chalet, the highest pub in Africa at 2874m. Breathtaking and somehow surreal....

Cities, Culture and Art / 26.12.2011

I couldn’t think at a journey through South Africa and a stop in Johannesburg without visiting Soweto, the largest township home of huge contrasts and the place where the battle for freedom against the Apartheid began. [caption id="attachment_6965" align="aligncenter" width="599"] We Wont Move. Protesting against the forced leaving of their homes.[/caption] Today the area around Vilakazi Street,...

Travel Musings / 30.11.2011

With a small gift, we can help building two libraries in Zambia. Because literacy is the first step for a better life. [caption id="attachment_6606" align="alignleft" width="576"] The Intense Look of an African Child. Photo Courtesy Espen Faugstad[/caption] I couldn't imagine my life without books. I learned to read very early and since I was a child books...