It’s All About the Animals, Baby or “THE BIG FIVE”

A little geographic information. To be a bit more specific, within the blue square above. With the sightseeing part of our tour over, we embarked upon our first African Safari. It was amazing, truly amazing. We saw over 32 different species of animals and birds in our 5 or so hour game drive. Luckily forContinue reading “It’s All About the Animals, Baby or “THE BIG FIVE””

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Soweto…

Subtitle – Remembering Sam Today was the day I had been looking forward to for some time. I always wondered what Soweto (South West Township) was like. We have all heard the stories of the riots of the late 1970s and the incredible violence which occurred then, starting with the murders of 15 year oldContinue reading “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Soweto…”

The 10,000 Most Walkable Cities in the World…

and Johannesburg didn’t make the list. A few years ago we were in Seminyak, Bali and we commented on the “quality” of the sidewalks – see below This is why it is dangerous to walk the sidewalks of Semanyak.[/caption] Here’s the thing though – Seminyak HAS sidewalks. We were out exploring yesterday and many partsContinue reading “The 10,000 Most Walkable Cities in the World…”

Just Another Trip Around The World – Day 1

Well here we go again, off on another wild adventure. And off to a good start we are. Terry forgot her noise reducing earphones at home, I forgot a firearm I was supposed to deliver from Penticton to Coquitlam, Terry’s phone didn’t make it from the car to the airport and the first of theContinue reading “Just Another Trip Around The World – Day 1”