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3 months in Africa -- detailed travelogue, travel tips, indexed
Very detailed Africa travelogue with lots of information for anyone planning a trip. Indexed for easy reference. 11 Countries over 3 months. [...]

Southern Africa 2000 - Part 6: Swaziland and home to Norway
It had been our intention to go on a bicycle safari with a company called Swazitrails, but when they failed to pick us up, we instead booked a safari at Mkhaya Game Reserve the following day and returned to Nhlangano. The game drive at Mkhaya was one of t [...]

Southern Africa 2000 - Part 5: Soweto and Swaziland
After spending one day in Pretoria and going on a guided tour of Soweto, we headed for Swaziland. We stayed two days at the orphanage in Nhlangano before travelling by kombi to Mbabane. From there we arranged a hiking tour in the Komati Valley. It was a r [...]

Southern Africa 2000 - Part 1: Pretoria
I had already stayed in Swaziland for five weeks when my brother came to visit me. We met at the airport in Johannesburg and travelled to Pretoria, where we would spend the night at Kia-Ora Backpacker hostel, getting ready for our second trip to the Kruge [...]

South African Adventure 1999, Part 11: From Swaziland back to Johannesburg and home to Oslo
After taking a look at the nice beach outside Maputo we returned to the "safety" of Swaziland. The next day we took the bus to Johannesburg and stayed the night at the Drifters Inn. On our final day in South Africa we went on a guided tour of Jo [...]

South African Adventure 1999, Part 9: Exploring Swaziland
The first days in Swaziland we took part in the daily life at the orphanage, learning how Borgny coped with everything. We also had some time to explore Swaziland in more detail than during the tour with Drifters. Eventually we visited Mbabane to obtain v [...]

South African Adventure 1999, Part 8: From Cape Town back to Swaziland via Durban
Before flying to Durban we went on a guided tour of the black and coloured townships of Cape Town. It was a very interesting to see the conditions which a large part of the population had to endure, but we also learned that the situation was not hopeless [...]

South African Adventure 1999: Part 3: Swaziland and Zululand
After leaving Hazyview we drove down to Swaziland where we stayed at the Swazi Cultural Village in the Ezulwini Valley, not so far from the capital Mbabane. Having been introduced to the Swazi culture, we exited Swaziland and entered the Zulu region of So [...]