Tag Archives: South Africa

Durban, South Africa

Once again I got up early to see the helicopter pilot and once again was disappointed.  It was very cloudy, perhaps that was the reason the pilot boat was used instead.  We were treated to a beautiful rainbow that seemed … Continue reading

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Richard’s Bay and the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa

Today is our last South African port, Richard’s Bay.  The community of Richard’s Bay was created in the 1976 when the need for a port in the area arose.  Tax incentives were offered to encourage industrial growth.  Population estimates range … Continue reading

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East London and the Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve, South Africa

After a rough night and a horrific sea day with most of the passengers having skipped at least one meal, we reached our first port on the East Cape of South Africa, East London.  East London is the only river … Continue reading

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Cape of Good Hope, Africa

Our second full day in Cape Town we were able to board the ship.  Our hotel shuttle driver took us directly to the pier gate where a porter took our bags into a small storage building where we did a … Continue reading

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Cape Town, South Africa

Well, it certainly took a while to get here,  almost 30 hours door to door.  We are in Cape Town, South Africa.  This is my first trip to this end of the African continent and we get to enjoy summer … Continue reading

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