Tagged: Drakensberg

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The southern Drakensberg mountains, in pictures

We recently spent a week in the gorgeous uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park. The park is one of KwaZulu-Natal’s two UN World Heritage Sites, along with the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, due to its stunning natural beauty, wildlife diversity, and concentration of San rock paintings (the largest in the world!). Basing ourselves in the Underberg...

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Places to see in South Africa: our bucket list

For the last two weeks, Noel and I have been waiting patiently in Pretoria for mechanics and overland outfitters to finish with Maggie. And while we’ve been waiting, we’ve been researching the route we’d like to take through South Africa, mostly with the help and advice of friendly locals we’re staying with...

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South Africa – Drakensberg Mountains

The Drakensberg Mountains After going back to Botswana for another month my visa was about to expire to my friends Luisa and Scott told me that they were planning to go hiking in the Drakensberg mountains.  Its one of a few major areas of South Africa that I have yet...