South Africa: Dulles to Boston

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Onboard Jet Blue flight 456 to Boston:  Off on another adventure with Dr. Craven and the travelers from Milford HS. As usual, I spent a good part of…

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South Africa Day 1: Boston to London

Friday, April 24, 2015

After Shan­non and Peter’s deli­cious din­ner last night in Mel­rose (mar­gar­i­tas and chicken and shrimp tor­tillas!) we were up early this morn­ing to meet the group at Logan…

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South Africa Day 2: London to Johannesburg

Friday, April 24, 2015

From Johannesburg: After a slightly delayed departure from London last night, we arrived on Johannesburg about 9:30 a.m. on Friday morning.  We passed through customs, stopped for coffee…

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South Africa Day 3: Rhino and Lion Park and Soweto

Saturday, April 25, 2015

From the lobby bar of the InterContinental Hotel: Today we saw Africa in transition, from a wild life reserve dedicated to protecting indigenous species to the changing face…

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South Africa Day 4: Johannesburg to Mpumalanga

Monday, April 27, 2015

On the bus to Hazyview in Mpumalanga: Today was moving day. We traveled most of the day by bus from Johannesburg to Mpumalanga along the Panorama Route. Once…

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South Africa Day 5: Kruger National Park

Monday, April 27, 2015

Today was our first safari day at Kruger National Park – South Africa’s largest wildlife refuge. We left the Protea Hazyview Hotel at 6 a.m. and entered the…

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South Africa Day 6: Kruger National Park

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Onboard the bus to Shangana Village: An early start for our second safari day in Kruger National Park. On the road at 5:30 a.m. we were able to…

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South Africa Day 7: Mpumalanga to Johannesburg

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

On the road to Johannesburg: After our two day safari adventure in Kruger National Park, we left the Mpumalanga province for the morning drive to Pretoria. On the…

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South Africa Day 8: Johannesburg to Cape Town

Thursday, April 30, 2015

At the Fountains Hotel in Cape Town: Another transition day. We left the Sandton Grand Court hotel in Johannesburg at 9 a.m. for the bus ride to the…

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South Africa Day 9: Cape Peninsula

Friday, May 1, 2015

From the Vista Bar & Lounge of the One&Only hotel on the Waterfront: We began the day with the aerial cable car ride into the clouds to the…

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