Reflection on the trip so far…

It has been 6 weeks since I stopped working (to be more politically correct, since I took my sabbatical) and below are some memories captured thus far.

I have had a fascination with the ‘fontein’ places in South Africa,  there are over 250 places in South Africa with the term ‘fontein’. Ranging from Bloemfontein, Bitterfontein to Soulfontein, each with a history behind it. One day, I will drive to each and every one of them but for now I will settle for taking pictures of the road signs. BeFunky Collage _1

and so I go

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I was fortunate to meet this amazing father and son combination who were cycling through Lesotho (down the Sani Pass). They were going to cover something like 400km  over a two week period!True adventure, enjoying the outdoors! Read up on their adventure here Cycling through Lesotho and South Africa.

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What is life without memories of friends and families

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They say, pictures tell a thousand words, so I need not say more. The little munchkin in the pic below made my Christmas as she commanded everyone in the house to do her bidding 🙂

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I resume the trip this week now that my car troubles have been sorted. I made the painful decision to sell my car after the numerous fix-it jobs that were required to keep it running. I will backpack my way through the rest of amended itinerary which I will share once I am on the road.

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