During the Christmas break our two college-age kids came back to South Africa for the last time. I wanted to do a epic trip with the entire family and since I’m the one who plans the trips I chose an epic overland trip around Botswana, one of my favorite countries. Our trip lasted 12 daysContinue reading “The Great Botswanan Road Trip”
For the Thanksgiving break we went on a road trip to Lesotho. We went to the Malealea Lodge and went on an overnight pony trek. We ate KFC for Thanksgiving.
We decided to head down to Soweto to see where the 1976 Soweto uprisings began. These events are remember as a public holiday in South Africa, named Youth Day. Read more about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soweto_uprising
Jason and I both agree in that in the past couple of years we have gone soft. I’m not talking soft as in squishy bellies (though we have gone soft there), I mean soft as in not very tough. Eight or so years ago, when we were checking out the Foreign Service and when JasonContinue reading “We’ve Gone Soft”
On a recent trip to the South coast of South Africa, we went for a hike around Robberg Nature Reserve. The reserve is right outside of Plettenberg Bay.