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Jun 19, 2008 - Pietermaritzburg(PMB)

6-19 On to PMB via Clarens, Golden Gate NP, Winterton, Bergville, Estcourt, & Howick – ambling our way on back roads R74 & 103 rather than taking the toll route which we drove on the way up seeing nothing. In Clarens we had bfast and walked around the tiny community artist types moved to – reminded us of Todos Santos in Mexico tho no ocean but high colorful sandstone buttes surrounding. Very SWestish…red, orange, tan cliffs, plateaus, w/ spots of dk green brush among fields of dry, golden grasses on hillside slopes and valley bottoms. Thru...

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Sep 18, 2006 - Tammy's trip to South Africa

Saturday, 7 October 2006 and Sunday, 8 October 2006 I feel a bit 'out of sorts' as I sit here at home in Paddock Wood on the couch updating the website .... shouldn't I be in an internet cafe or motel room somewhere out there??!!!! Anyway - we're back and about to receive a HUGE reality check - a welcome to the "real world" with bumps and bruises!! Lets hope post travel blues don't set in too soon either! Best I now tell you all about the last leg of my adventure .... Michael remained behind to start looking for a job and once the house...

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MacsMLCTour2005-2006

Apr 8, 2006 - getting culture

As our guidebook described it, the Basotho Culture Center sounded like a Williamsburg-like reenactment of Basotho tribal life. It is located within the boundaries of Golden Gate National Park and the Basotho are the original inhabitants of this area. The culture center was rather touristic and we tourists loved it! The village was a collection of buildings representing various periods in the Basotho architectural style. The later buildings reflected the influence of Europeans in the area. I especially liked the colorful effort to reproduce...

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