South Africa

Country number:
24
Territory number:
26
“I am an African. I owe my being to the hills and the valleys, the mountains and the glades, the rivers, the deserts, the trees, the flowers, the seas and the ever-changing seasons that define the face of our native land”.
Thabo Mbeki

Tales from South Africa

What, in Africa, are the Big Five, the Little Five and the Ugly Five?

I’ve heard of (and seen) the Big Five of course, but guide Vic also maintains that there’s a Little Five and an Ugly Five.
I’ve heard of (and seen) the Big Five of course, but guide Vic also maintains that there’s a Little Five and an Ugly Five.
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South Africa, the Rainbow Nation - in a Nutshell

South Africa is the southernmost country on the mainland of the Old World. It has 11 official languages. Hence the name,...
South Africa is the southernmost country on the mainland of the Old World. It has 11 official languages. Hence the name, 'The Rainbow Nation'.
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South Africa - Kruger Park On Safari - South East Africa 1

Kruger has some of the highest concentrations of wildlife on the continent, although it’s a huge park. We bag four of the Big Five:...
Kruger has some of the highest concentrations of wildlife on the continent, although it’s a huge park. We bag four of the Big Five: lion, elephant (plenty of these), buffalo and leopard.
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South Africa - Cape Town, The Mother City, and the South Coast - South West Africa 4

Am now on my own in wonderful Cape Town., South Africa. Glorious weather, fantastic restaurants and bars, (ostrich, sea food and so on) very...
Am now on my own in wonderful Cape Town., South Africa. Glorious weather, fantastic restaurants and bars, (ostrich, sea food and so on) very cheap, laid back, amazing beaches, mountains, vineyards; it’s one of the great cosmopolitan cities..
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