Wild and Crazy Africa!

Julie Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe 4 Comments

We spent six weeks in Southern Africa, touring through six countries (South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Swaziland, and Lesotho).  During this time we saw the good, the bad, and the beautiful.  We saw beautiful scenery but also lots of poverty, we met very friendly, happy people but were always warned about crime and random assaults on people.  I am so …

Tranquility in the Southern Drakensberg Mountains

Julie Lesotho, South Africa 2 Comments

The Drakensberg Mountains, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, cut through the eastern portion of South Africa.  The mountain range starts at Blyde River Canyon, located just west of Kruger National Park, and heads southward, through the smaller country of Swaziland, and ending near Lesotho.  For four nights we stayed at the Umzimkulu River Lodge in Underberg, located in the southern …