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Soweto, South Africa & Forward Acts of Peace

Sometimes, you accidentally hire a guide who turns out to be the best guide that you could possibly hire — the one with the inside scoop. He or she knows exactly where on the back roads to take you, and whom to take you to, as well. We hired that guide at midnight the night before our outing […]

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Isolation cells at Johannesburg's Constitution Hill in South Africa.

Johannesburg, South Africa: Making the Most of a Bogus Mistake

I fell asleep and missed my overnight flight to America… Off to the airport hotel I went for eight hours of sleep and eight hours to kill the next day before my flight. Not wanting to make the mistake twice, I dialed the eight hours to kill back to three to allow myself plenty of […]

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Beautiful beaches in Cape Town, South Africa

What to do in Cape Town, South Africa, in Three Days

Cape Town is chic and exciting, historic, sophisticated and endearing. There is plenty to do to keep you occupied for weeks or forever, but if you only have three days—here’s what to check out: Points of Interest Table Top Mountain.  To outsiders, it is just a hill, but to Capetonians it is a sacred mountain.  This […]

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