Monthly Archives: August 2011

Wine Tour – Hermanus

Next on our Cape Town adventure was a wine tour.  The designated day happened to be Ryan’s 22nd birthday, and what better way to celebrate it than to drink all of the free wine he wanted. Almost a year ago … Continue reading

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Shark Diving

Today was the pinnacle of Ryan and Eric’s Extreme Adventure in Africa.  They were going shark diving!  (With all of the special activities on this trip we figure we don’t have to buy Christmas or birthday presents for Ryan through … Continue reading

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Cape Town – Table Mountain

From Victoria Falls we took a South African Airways flight to Cape Town, with a short layover in Johannesburg.  Because Cape Town is one of the most gorgeous, interesting and happening places of the world, we had planned it for … Continue reading

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Whitewater Rafting

Thom decided it was time for a manly man trip.  One where the men could fight the elements, prove strength against adversity, demonstrate wisdom under pressure.  What better way to do this than to whitewater raft down the dangerous and … Continue reading

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Baboons

Like most Americans, I get extraordinarily excited about monkeys.  Ryan and Eric were no different. When we first saw them at the side of the road in Livingstone we had to stop the car and take photos.  And, like most … Continue reading

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Crocs & Snakes

On our second day in Livingstone we decided we wanted to see crocodiles up close and personal.  Were they really the fearsome creatures they’re made out to be by Animal Planet? We had passed a sign for the Gwembe Castle … Continue reading

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Victoria Falls

You’ve probably heard all of the hype about Victoria Falls being spectacular, breath-taking, one of the 7 Wonders of the World.  Well, I’m here to tell you it’s all true!  It’s not only the height of the waterfalls that is … Continue reading

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