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  • Cape Town

    Arrival in Cape Town – We’ve Made It

    Posted by Claire Gillman on May 4, 2014

    On the eve of our arrival in Cape Town, we stayed at an amazing farm near Hopefield in the Western Cape. Kersefontein farm is built in the Cape Dutch style and dates from 1770 – Julian Melck the current custodian of this wonderful group of buildings and working farm is the 8th generation of Melck Read more…

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  • View from the bar over the White Nile

    White Water Rafting in Uganda

    Posted by Claire Gillman on March 3, 2014

    White Water Rafting in Uganda Having started our trip in Alexandria where the Nile meets the Med, it seemed poetic to find ourselves in Uganda at Lake Victoria – the source of the Nile. And what better way to celebrate having driven the length of this mighty river than to go White Water Rafting. We’re Read more…

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  • Putting the Cruiser through her paces

    Turkana and Kenya

    Posted by Claire Gillman on

    Turkana and Kenya After a rather special time at the Soma camp in Arba Minch, we set off for Omerate to cross the border into Kenya via the Turkana route. We’d been advised to make sure we teamed up with other overlanders before attempting this route as it is disputed territory and also extremely remote Read more…

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  • Marr-Nick-Claire

    Breaking News…. Jupiter’s Travels

    Posted by Claire Gillman on October 6, 2013

    It has just been announced that we have been selected by The Ted Simon Foundation as Jupiter’s Travellers. Out trip and the message that we are trying to share will be supported by the Foundation and their media partners. Such great news, especially as it is the 40th Anniversary of the start of Ted Simon’s Read more…

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