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Houghton Heritage

Tomorrow is Heritage Day, a South African public holiday. South Africa has lots of public holidays. I have trouble keeping …

Under the Tall, Tall Trees

Pine forests don’t belong in Southern Africa. Like countless other non-native plants and animals, pine trees were brought here by …

Crack-a-DOOO!

Part 3 of a 3-part series about the Cederberg Heritage Route. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. When I left off, …

Hogsback Packing

I’m back in Joburg, recovering from jet lag. Since I had to leave for the U.S. in such a rush …

Kruger at Ground Level, Part 1: Animal

A big thank you to travelgurus.co.za and Wilderness Adventures for making this blog post possible. Last weekend I visited Kruger National Park, the largest …

Bloomin’ Aloe

I’m leaving town for a few days and probably won’t have internet access. Before I go, I want to share a …

The End of 2Summers

Gotcha! This is not the end of 2Summers the blog. But it is the end of 2Summers the season. Autumn …

Sunrise, Sunset

I’m melancholy. Bad things are happening everywhere and I feel overwhelmed by life. But it’s nice to know that no …

Hiking Joburg’s Main Drag

Joe and I took a walk through Joburg’s Central Business District – starting at the Carlton Centre and then east …