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Our stay at Black Rhino Game Lodge: Part 1

We are currently staying at Black Rhino Game Lodge in Pilansberg National Park. Black Rhino Game Lodge is on a private game reserve, Black Rhino Game Reserve. Game freely moves between this private reserve and the main Pilansberg area. Our stay is over 5 nights which is apparently a bit long for a safari. The…… Continue reading Our stay at Black Rhino Game Lodge: Part 1

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Garden Route: A morning walk on Noetzie Beach

Many areas of South Africa are experiencing water shortages so it was a welcome thing when the forecast said some light showers for today. We decided to make a lazy Sunday where we would only venture out for the morning and early afternoon. There have also been a lot of wildfires back a few months…… Continue reading Garden Route: A morning walk on Noetzie Beach

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Garden Route: A gorgeous day hike at Robberg Natural Reserve

Our plan today was a 4-5 hour hike in the Robberg Nature Reserve and Marine Protected Area. We wanted to have plenty of snacks for the hike so we stopped by the local Food Lover’s market (equivalent of probably Whole Foods) to pick up some fruit and bread. We had fun wandering the aisles and…… Continue reading Garden Route: A gorgeous day hike at Robberg Natural Reserve

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Garden Route: Elephant Sanctuary, Garden of Eden, and Thesen Island kayaking

Yesterday, we had a leisurely road trip from Cape Town to Knysna which took about 6 hours. Alex was a pro at learning how to drive on the left hand side of the road without only a few snafus ;). We love that in general South Africans are very polite on the road. When there…… Continue reading Garden Route: Elephant Sanctuary, Garden of Eden, and Thesen Island kayaking

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Cape Town: Lion’s Head, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, and Sea Point

We had a lot planned for our last full day in Cape Town. Overall, every single day of our Cape Town experience has been truly memorable and we wanted to go out on a bang. We made the last minute decision to commit for a sunrise hike of Lion’s Head, the famous peak right next…… Continue reading Cape Town: Lion’s Head, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, and Sea Point