Posts with the tag africa

Hanging out with Ostriches

Written on May 23, 2018 in South Africa

Oudtshoorn – November 26th 2017 What comes close to a day of Shark Cage Diving? Hanging out with Ostriches of course!! We spent the day at Highgate Ostrich farm and honestly it exceeded our expectations! We started our tour finding out about the farm and the history of it. Ok, that part was a bit...

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Written on May 22, 2018 in South Africa

Gansbaai – November 24th & 25th 2017 Leg one of the Garden Route complete! We made it to Gansbaai, with 2 sick kids in the back seat. Luckily there were no emergency pull overs and the drive was about 3 hours so not too bad for the kids.         Our Airbnb was huge...

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Dubai to Cape Town

Written on May 21, 2018 in South Africa

Dubai to Cape Town – November 22nd & 23rd 2017 After our long flight from Dubai (and lack of sleep from the long layover), I honestly can’t remember what time we landed. We were all tired but had to sort out SIM cards for our phones and wait for the car rental before leaving for...

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Mouthwash can really get you in trouble!

Written on January 4, 2018 in Portugal

Marrakesh to Porto – September 24th – 25th 2017 We left Morocco and headed to the airport. We were on our way to Porto, Portugal with a quick plane change in Casablanca. First was all the security checks at the airport. It was excessive. I’m not complaining in the least about the many checks we...

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The price you pay for the terrace

Written on January 3, 2018 in Morocco

Marrakesh – September 23rd 2017 Our last full day in Morocco was finally here. We stayed around the hotel in the morning and afternoon to get a good swim in for the kids. Our plan was to head back to Jemaa el-Fna square at night as we heard the square really comes alive then. As...

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Lunch in the river

Written on December 31, 2017 in Morocco

Marrakesh – September 22nd 2017 Our BIG Morocco adventure day had arrived. We had hired Ali from ATM Journey tours in Morocco to take us around to see the Atlas mountains, Ourika Valley and end our tour with a sunset camel ride. We were picked up bright and early in the morning and set out...

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The Snake Charmer was NOT very charming

Written on December 23, 2017 in Morocco

Marrakesh – September 21st 2017 We had our hotel call for a cab and we were going to try to navigate the Medina and souks on our own here in Marrakesh. We knew it wasn’t as intricate and labyrinth-ish as Fes’ Medina and we had trusty google to help us this time. Our cab was...

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Train to Marrakesh!

Written on December 20, 2017 in Morocco

Fes to Marrakesh – September 19th – 20th 2017 Our third day in Fes was the best day ever! Kidding. We were completely lazy and stayed at the Riad to swim and laze around. Which could be looked at as the best day ever actually 🙂 The Riad was set up perfectly so the kids...

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A moody guide can’t dampen our day!

Written on December 19, 2017 in Morocco

Fes – September 18th 2017 While in Fes we wanted to tour the Medina. This however was not something we thought we could do on our own. The Medina is huge and the oldest part of Fes. The Medina which includes homes, businesses, shops and restaurants has been around since between 700 – 800 AD!...

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How big can a cockroach get?!

Written on December 18, 2017 in Morocco

Barcelona to Fes – September 16th – 17th 2017 We left Andorra in the morning and were driving straight to Barcelona where we would be going to the airport to catch our flight to Morocco. We had a few hours to kill as our flight wasn’t until the evening so we found a mall for...

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