Tag Archives: South Africa

Nelson Mandela, Robben Island and South Africa

As you may have heard, Nelson Mandela was imprisoned on Robben island near Cape Town for 18 years.  Moses, a former political prisoner just 41 years old, conducted a very interesting tour of Mandela’s very small prison cell and his … Continue reading

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Homes in Bo-Kaap – Cape Town, South Africa

In 2006, I spent nearly a week in Cape Town, South Africa, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.  I took the above photo while walking through the colorful neighborhood of Bo Kaap.  Malaysian and other immigrant groups … Continue reading

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Waterbuck at the Mala Mala Game Reserve, South Africa

I took this shot of a waterbuck chomping on grass near the hotel pool at Mala Mala, our game reserve in South Africa.  I spent three days at this spectacular game reserve/hotel near Krueger National Park.  Learn more about my … Continue reading

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Sampling Pinotage And Other Wines in South Africa

While traveling about South Africa in October 2006, I visited Cellars Hohenort – a gorgeous, historic, dutch style hotel and vineyard located near Cape Town in the lush, rolling hills of the Cape Peninsula. The wine tasting was held out … Continue reading

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Biltong, Braai & Cricket in Cape Town

Never having seen a live Cricket match, I told myself I had to see such a game while traveling in South Africa in October 2006.  The Concierge at the Vineyard Hotel, my hotel in the suburbs of Cape Town, suggested … Continue reading

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Living It Up While On Safari In South Africa!

Occasionally, I will write about previous trips.  Here is an account of my October 2006 trip to Mala Mala Game Reserve in South Africa. My three-day stay at Mala Mala Game Reserve was one of the most beautiful, moving experiences I have … Continue reading

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