SOUTH AFRICA

SOUTH AFRICA / 15.09.2013

Colorful and neat, Cape Town Waterfront was one of my favorite places in town.I liked strolling around, having a drink in one of the bars overlooking the harbour and the boats, watching and listening to the people playing music and dancing in the streets.As the light changes during the day, so do the colors of...

SOUTH AFRICA / 25.05.2013

Affectionately nicknamed 'The Jewel of the Free State', the quaint village of Clarens is set in a beautiful scenery, surrounded by mountains.Quaint and pretty, Clarens is like a breath of fresh air It took me only a few moments to understand why Clarens is so popular between people from Johannesburg and Durban as a gateway for the...

SOUTH AFRICA / 15.05.2013

When I first visited South Africa in 2011, I decided to skip Durban to spend as much time as possible in wild and remote areas of South Africa. I thought it would be another big city with no special character, not really worth stopping by.[pullquote]Durban was an unexpected and delightful discovery[/pullquote] Then came the opportunity to go...

AFRICA, SOUTH AFRICA / 20.02.2012

After I left Johannesburg, I started my journey down to Cape Town by the BazBus with no specific itinerary yet. I just decided that my first stop would be in Northern Drakensberg, to see the spectacular Amphitheatre.[caption id="attachment_21964" align="alignnone" width="750"] Breathtaking View on the Drakensberg Mountain Range[/caption]The view on the high and steep semi-circular cliffs...

AFRICA, SOUTH AFRICA / 08.02.2012

When strolling around Cape Town Waterfront it happens quite often to stumble on musicians and dancers performing in the streets. Usually dressed in colorful clothes, they sometimes have their faces and part of their body nicely decorated, as this African dancer.Their singing, dancing and overall performing is very entertaining and a pleasant way to spend...

AFRICA, SOUTH AFRICA / 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...

SOUTH AFRICA / 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,...