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Family Travels

Five years later, time for a reunion

This year marks five years since we departed with our scooter from Pretoria and started our journey across Africa. Many things have happened since that day we drove out of the Capital City on our bike, it feels like a lot more than five years. We have had two kids, been to a couple more countries, … Continue reading »

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Two kids, a trailer and a roadtrip to Cape Town

You’d have gathered by now that we love roadtrips, so naturally we decided to take our second family vacation since Amia was born and drive to Cape Town and the West Coast for a three week long December Holiday. Roadtripping with two kids under three is crazy. There is always at least one that is … Continue reading »

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Where heaven and earth meet

Anyone out there with a sense of adventure will know Meru, a sacred mountain in the Himalayas. Meru is considered to be the centre of all physical, metaphysical and spiritual universes. It’s the place where heaven meets earth, the centre of the universe – and what can be more magical than that? In 2015 world … Continue reading »

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Have babies, will travel

Soon after our wonderful road trip through Morocco, we decided to add to our family once more and we’re happy to announce that a second little traveler is expected in a couple of months! So, naturally, we packed up and took a road trip through four South African provinces for a couple of weeks as … Continue reading »

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Eastern Cape Vibes

Part of the reason why we decided to (temporarily) settle in the Eastern Cape after our African adventure was the fact that we had not previously explored this stunning province as much as we would have liked to.  I have lived in Mpumalanga, Gauteng and the Western Cape before and while we were living in … Continue reading »

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Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Okay, it’s not Africa but recently we had the great privilege to travel to the UAE as a family. Dubai is unlike anything we’ve ever experienced and in great contrast to our African adventure. It’s a first world city with great infrastructure, transport, beaches and heaps of entertainment. Guillaume, being an engineer and loving anything … Continue reading »

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Come for a stay, and have a beer!

Yes, we’re about to do some shameless promotion. Since we’re working on settling down (just a little bit) we have taken on some other projects besides having jobs, raising a baby and planning another overseas trip. After a couple of months of de Swardt DIY on Guillaume’s part, we’re happy to announce the opening of our … Continue reading »

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A new little traveller

A lot has happened since our last blog! We’ve been back to Tanzania again for a short little trip down the coast and around Zanzibar (for a third time, seriously how lucky are we!!), we’ve found a temporary home in Port Elizabeth, South Africa and although I do Africa has been our favourite adventure until … Continue reading »

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Self Catering Accommodation in Newton Park | Port Elizabeth
Self Catering Accommodation in Walmer | Port Elizabeth