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About familyinafrica

Passionate about travelling with my family, nature, raising awareness for wildlife conservation projects and teaching my fellow man about travelling community health.

Caracal Cat, the red ghost in the Glen, Cape Town

It was an ordinary dog walk where Nicky and I took our friends dogs Charlie and Rigby for a walk in the Glen just above Glen beach and Camps Bay. Not far from the Round House restaurant, Charlie the mountain … Continue reading

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Garden route N2, Swellendam’s Bukkenburg Cottage

In the beautiful town of Swellendam which is on the N2 highway (a short 1.5 hour ride outside of Cape Town) lies a lovely guest house called the Bukkenburg cottage. We had the unique opportunity to stay over at the … Continue reading

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Swartberg Mountain Pass, Oudtshoorn (Kobus se Gat) to Prince Albert (Lazy Lizard)

A great overland adventure out from Oudtshoorn to Prince Albert. Continue reading

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Mr Pickles, our newest travel companion

Welcome Mr Pickles, take a bow please. This is our newest travel companion and Lily’s pet lovebird is now joining us on our new adventures. His already taken to the Toyo tyre blocks. ps the bird was not harmed during … Continue reading

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Our Toyo Mud Terrain tyres trump BFG, 2019 report

We have had our Toyo med terrain tyres since 2012 and they continue to surprise us. Continue reading

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Khutse Game Reserve, Botswana

Another example of a cracking game reserve with exceptional sites to see and the variation of game and bird viewing is out of this world. Located not too far from Gabarone this reserve which is located on the Tropic of … Continue reading

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Cape Town, one of the most beautiful city’s in the World

What makes this city so special is that you while in the bowl area are 10 mins from beautiful beaches and 10 mins from beautiful mountain ranges that includes Table mountain, Lions head, Signal hill, Devils peak and more. You … Continue reading

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