Beautiful beaches of Zanzibar! :)

The Spice Island. Paradise beaches. Historic Stone Town. Zanzibar, an autonomous archipelago off the coast of Tanzania, is not only an interesting place to visit on holidays, but simply a beautiful one ๐Ÿ™‚
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New (crazy) prices of gorilla trekking permits

Yesterday the Rwanda Development Board announced new tariffs for gorilla trekking in the Volcanoes National Park. They doubled the price and don’t offer discounts to residents anymore. Actually, this is a fixed price for everyone, including Rwandans! Smart move, or have RDB shot themselves in the foot? Continue reading “New (crazy) prices of gorilla trekking permits”

Hiking in South Africa – Cederberg (part 2)

Time to share some more hiking stories and photos from my recent trip to South Africa! In my previous post about the Cederberg I told you a bit about this magical place and how hot it was! But the temperature didn’t deter us and we were rewarded with another fantastic day out which included climbing rocks, admiring rock paintings (not only those made by the Bushmen!) and drinking lovely wine ๐Ÿ™‚ย  Continue reading “Hiking in South Africa – Cederberg (part 2)”

Hiking in South Africa – Cederberg (part 1)

I haven’t been aroundย for a while, so where was I? In South Africa, actually ๐Ÿ™‚ It so happened that friends we know from Pretoria invited us to their wedding at a vineyard in Stellenbosch, and you simply can’t refuse such an invitation, can you ๐Ÿ˜€ And since it’s actually a bit of a trek from Rwanda as there are no direct flights (you fly to Johannesburg, stay the night there as the plane lands at 22:30, and then fly to Cape Town the next day, which is another two hours), so we decided to make a holiday out of it and finally get to this one place we never managed to visit while we lived in SA, and which was still on my “must visit” list. Welcome to the Cederberg!
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