Cape Town

the first day of stay, as weather allows us, we decide to go to explore the Cape of Good Hope peninsula, take the car and head south, take the highway to the Cape Peninsula where you can cross the walking park going from the Cape … ContinuaCape Town

De Hoop days 2 & 3

Two days dedicated to immerse ourselves in the most absolute nature, short drive to the parking lot of Koppie Allen (Whale trail station). Backpack on the shoulder, we headed towards the dunes that line the bay and we walked for almost the whole day, stopping … ContinuaDe Hoop days 2 & 3

St. Lucia day 2

we dedicate this day to a guided tour of the Hluhluwe and Imfolozi parks. wake up at 4:20, at 05:00 we are picked up to take .. In fact a modified pick up above the rear body is mounted a tubular structure with plastic wall … ContinuaSt. Lucia day 2

St. Lucia day 1

The small town of St. Lucia it’s built in the estuary of a great lake with the same name, Inhabitants lives of tourism for its beautiful beaches but above all to be the starting point to visit the three natural parks that surround it: the … ContinuaSt. Lucia day 1

towards De Hoop

Departure very early in the morning, the day is long and interesting, proceed to Mossel Bay and then head to Swellendam from where we will have to travel the 50 kilometers of unsealed road that separate us from the nature reserve of De Hoop. We … Continuatowards De Hoop

seychelles (2014)

Seychelles, a journey done for spend Easter’s holidays in one of the equatorial paradises. The granitic Seychelles Islands, the first days we spent them on the island of Mahe near Victoria the capital in a hotel frequented by many Italians, Casa Dani ; with the … Continuaseychelles (2014)

from Bongani to St. Lucia

At 8:00 am we leave! The first ten kilometers are of unsealed road, within the protected area and we meet everything: rhino, zebras, monkeys … We continue for almost 600 km between forests of tall trees and firs: it seemed to be in Switzerland! We … Continuafrom Bongani to St. Lucia

Bongani day 2

Wake up before dawn to have a cup of coffee and a scone before leaving for the morning safari. We climb the jeep led by our Simeon and at 06:20 we leave for the usual three hours tour of safari. We go around the long … ContinuaBongani day 2

Bongani Mountain Resort

We leave early from the beautiful Ndzuti to reach our next destination, the Bongani Mountain Resort . After about three hours of driving we arrive in a village, small and poor and the TomTom tells us, at some point, that we have to turn right … ContinuaBongani Mountain Resort

Ndzuti day 4

It is almost 7 am when we are woken up by Justin, soft breakfast and after half an hour we leave for the safari. It is very cold, but there is a clear sky that allows us to see the mountains to the east. This … ContinuaNdzuti day 4

NDZUTI Day 3

Another early morning safari with the boys (daughter and boyfriend of the camp managers) They decided to change route to try to meet the elephants. We almost immediately encounter a beautiful owl, motionless on a branch, we photograph it and slowly leave again. An impala … ContinuaNDZUTI Day 3

Ndzuti Day 2

Wake up at 6:45, soft breakfast and off for the first safari of the day with Bruce. The sky is gray and it is quite cold. Along the narrow streets of the bush we look to the right and left to catch a glimpse of … ContinuaNdzuti Day 2

South Africa 2016

A journey that we have done one more time, because during the last trip we missed the Kruger park and now we have booked three camps inside the park: Letaba, Skukuza and Berg en Dal. Emirates fligth to Johannesburg, picked up the car we go, … ContinuaSouth Africa 2016

Johannesburg

First night in Johannesburg in a very good hotel “ the Genesis Suites & Conferencing .” After breakfast, prepared by us in the delicious cuisine of our apartment, we book a tour for tomorrow morning in Soweto. Four hours drived by a personal guide for … ContinuaJohannesburg

Knysna

We leave Port Elizabeth without remorse, a town that has lost much of its original splendor, only a beautiful promenade remains which is far and outside its inhabited center. We head towards Knysna, however, planning to pass through two spectacular points of the Garden Route, … ContinuaKnysna

Port Elizabeth

Second day in Port Elizabeth after a frugal breakfast, incomplete (asked for bacon and eggs that have never arrived) served in the kitchen area of ​​the ugly Sir Roys Hotel, we take the car and decide to reach the Cape Francis Lighthouse a really nice … ContinuaPort Elizabeth

Blyde River Canyon

Day dedicated to the observation of Blyde Canyon from various points. There is a beautiful sun and it’s hot. The resort where we stay is charming and the chalets, built with local stones, surronded by the forest. Some labels indicate not to feed the animals, … ContinuaBlyde River Canyon

Soweto

At 9:00 we leave for Soweto with a driver of the Boyang Gape Tours, who also serves as a guide, First stop at the last Mandela’s house, where he lived until his death. Photos of the rite in front of the gate. What is striking … ContinuaSoweto