While staying at Bububu, we took a quick taxi into Stone Town to wander around. This is a taste of our day-trip around Stone Town. I had sprained my ankle the day before flying out which severely impacted our plans. Nevertheless, we enjoyed our time exploring the old city. The dala-dalas are a cheap alternative to the taxi we used.
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Our first stop was Bububu, close enough to take a taxi into Stone Town.
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Road tripping from Benoni to Port Elizabeth is a great way to see the countryside.
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After a year away from home, I was eager to see how my ginger was doing.
Despite the clayey earth, it was thriving!
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One of the things I’ve most been looking forward to
about going back to South Africa is going for a bike ride.
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Radical Raptors is a wonderful bird of prey rehabilitation and awareness centre,
just near Plettenberg Bay along South Africa’s famous Garden Route.
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I suppose that in a country where most people live in identical boxes in high rise buildings, a neighbourhood of traditional style housing can become a tourist attraction.
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Changdeokgung Palace is one of the nicest palaces in Korea,
demonstrating quintessential architecture from the Joseon period.
It was initially constructed in 1405, but was rebuilt in 1610.
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I love collecting toilet signs. Cute ones, clever ones, unusual ones…
It’s become a little obsession of mine. Here are some I’ve collected with a place and story if I can remember. First up are some from my home country, South Africa.
As you might expect, animals are a common motif.
These painted owls come from the Dullstroom Bird of Prey and Rehabilitation Centre.
It’s well worth the visit if you’re ever in the area.
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