As I only had time for some of the highlights during my first visit to South Africa in 2018, I explored some other parts of the country in fall 2019, namely the Garden Route and the Wild Coast.
After two days of safari in a private game reserve, I continued to a state-owned National Park: Addo Elephant Park. As the name implies, there are quite a few elephants there. However, the park also boast a lot of other animals(including all of the "Big 5"). Continue reading Elephants Revisited
Today, it was again rather rainy. Therefore, I opted for a rather slow day, and visited only three animal sanctuaries: Birds of Eden, Monkeyland, and Jukani. Continue reading Birds and Monkeys and Predators! Oh My!
My second stop on my trip was Oudtshoorn, in the semi-desert of the Little Karoo. Continue reading Four mountain passes for an adventure
For a very long time, Africa was still a (mostly) blank spot on my travel map. In fall 2018, I managed to change that with a trip to South Africa (and Lesotho).
I have finally arrived at the last stop of my vaction in South Africa: Cape Town. From there, I took a day tour to the Cap Peninsula today, visiting Hout Bay, Cape Point, the Cape of Good Hope, and Boulder Beach. Continue reading At the Cape of Good Hope
I spent the last three days in the Madikwe Game Reserve on several game drives. Even though it is still the first week of my holiday, I can already say that this was for sure one of the highlights of my trip. Continue reading My first safari