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Whether it’s exploring Cape Town, roaming South Africa’s backyard or travelling the globe. We hope to inspire you with our family’s excursions. We do the discovery, we hope you will do the adventure with your family.
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Malawi – Utter Beauty, tangled with the Raw Truths of Africa

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The unsettling reality of Africa, when you look behind the beautiful façade, managed to take hold of me as we wound our way through Malawi. It had been gnawing at my ankles for the 4 months we’d been on the road, most of the depressing things falling under the heading “governments are not about the greater good”. But the disparity between the ‘tourist’ version and the ‘real’ version of Malawi was hard to stomach. It’s not exclusive to Malawi though, it is true of most African countries, I think I had just reached my quota. I want to paint a fair picture of Malawi, because it is without a doubt one of the most magical places we have visited. But I can’t completely ignore the emotions that were stirred up while we were there. So this is my shot at an honest account. Read More

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