Monthly Archives: November 2013

Those darn anti-malarials

It is such a tough decision: First, whether to take anti-malarials while travelling, or not.  Second, which ones to take.  For a short trip to Africa – or any malaria area – the answer is straight forward: definitely take them.  … Continue reading

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Health round-up

One concern on the road is always keeping healthy and avoiding any major illnesses.  We have been extremely fortunate on our travels, with few major incidents, and I thought it was worth sharing our experiences. On the whole, we were … Continue reading

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Apartheid Museum

For years we have wanted to visit the Apartheid Museum, and we made it a priority this time.  It is an enormous museum, and while they suggest setting aside 2 hours for a visit, that certainly wasn’t nearly enough. The … Continue reading

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Visits in Jozi

After months on the road, we are quite enjoying the modern conveniences – a “normal” bed, a roof over our heads, our own bathroom, hot running water and internet access!  Our definition of luxury has changed over the year – … Continue reading

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Border crossings completed

We have been working hard at adding useful information. All border crossings that we took have now been added to the blog.  Please have a look at the “Border Crossings” tab for all the information. Hope that is helpful!

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Catching up in Jozi

And so our rest and recovery continues … Despite the fact that we are in Jozi in early Summer, we haven’t been experiencing the typical scorching temperatures that we expected.  In fact, it has been on and off drizzle for … Continue reading

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Fact sheets added!

We have now uploaded all the fact sheets from the countries we have visited so far. Please download them and use them – that’s what they are there for 🙂 Enjoy!!

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