South Africa has some of the best wine in the world. To go along with that wine, the wine growing regions in South Africa are simply amazing in terms of their beauty …
Category Archives: World News
New Photos – Winelands
"Where’s the Beef?"
I would bet that most of you have heard this saying before, and depending how old you are and where you grew up, you probably remember the Wendy’s commercials featuring the little old lady that solidified the phrase’s place in American and international pop culture …
It Never Gets Any Easier
When it comes to shipping our trucks overseas, it definitely ranks high among the least desirable activities associated with our expedition. I would even go as far as to say that it is the worst part of driving around the world. You would think that after doing it three times on three different continents, the […]
Timing Is Everything
I know that we have posted a few blogs about our current financial situation recently and some of you are probably getting sick of it. The bottom line is we are struggling, but that is not going to deter us from finishing what we set out to do and that is to drive around the […]
Is South Africa Safe?
This is probably a question that a lot of foreigners ask themselves when they think about traveling to South Africa. There is no shortage of media covering the recent xenophobia attacks, the high murder rates and the countless muggings that take places across South Africa every day. But is this any different that any other […]
Cape to Cape: Check
In the United States, you may not have heard about the driving the “Cape to Cape” run . I guess there may be some scenic drives or highways that go from Cape A to Cape B, but the Cape run I am talking about is the drive from North Cape, Norway to Cape Agulhas, South […]
George Carlin Died.
I saw the news earlier today.Â I imagine that the vast majority of the people reading this blog at least know who he is.Â Many of you likely have your opinions of the guy good or bad, as he shot from the hip without filter the majority of his career as a comedian.Â One of […]
This update is gong to have to be quick because internet is slow and expensive here in the DRC. That’s right, we finally made it out of one Congo and into well, another Congo. We have had a tremendous amount of help and support from people here and back home, but our progress is due […]
What Is Wrong With People?
Sitting here in Pointe Noire, Congo, I am starting to go a little crazy. It has been nearly two weeks since we arrived and applied for our Angola visas and we are still waiting. I have been trying to pass the time by reading and reflecting upon the Africa segment of our journey and given […]
The US state Department does a pretty good job of issuing travel advisories. Travel advisories provide information to US citizens traveling abroad to let them know that either the area they are in may not be particularly safe or to make would be travelers to a particular region reconsider their plans to go there in […]