My sister (Parosh) and one of our closest, dearest and oldest friends Mashie have always dreamed of visiting the Seychelles. And lets admit, by now you all know that I will go anywhere and everywhere without a second thought. The last trip I had taken with my sister was around a year before I had … Continue reading Splendid Seychelles
Our Sunday started a bit slow and lazily, only for us to realize we had no plans for the day. Strange feeling to have NO plan of action so Ash suggested we take a drive out to the Midlands Meander. Within a few minutes we were in the car and a quick 45 minutes later … Continue reading A hearty welcome at Hartford House
It came as quiet a shock to me when I realized that there is a country that I had never heard of. I mean I have been glaring at a map of the World for as long as I can remember! The time has come for planning our next trip. Usually, before I even leave … Continue reading Where to next for us … 🙂
I ended up missing the hot air balloon safari because I got really ill. I literally slept for most of the day (except when I woke up to eat), but I figured I rather sacrifice one day to recoup my energy so the rest of the trip won't be miserable. The next morning we headed … Continue reading Our journey comes to an end
Having dreamt of witness a river crossing at the Mara river for pretty much half of my life, there we where, and just as we we about to give up... my dad spotted a herd starting to get uneasy. I always thought that the beasts would know for certain that they need to cross over, … Continue reading Finally a river crossing!
The day had finally arrived when we head to the Masai Mara Reserve. We arrived at the Mara Sopa Lodge just in time for an amazing lunch and our first afternoon drive. We didn’t go too far as we were exhausted (I had a spider incident at 4am which resulted in Ashwin and I leaving … Continue reading At long last… the Masai Mara Reserve !!!
We arrived in Nairobi around 7am bright and early. The flight from Johannesburg was a quick comfortable four or so hours with Kenya Airways. We were greeted by our driver/guide (Gideon of African Horizons : http://www.african-horizons.com/SAFARI_WEB_WEB/UK/index.awp). Once we got rid of our luggage we stopped at a local Java Café for some breakfast before commencing … Continue reading Hello Kenya 🙂 !!!
I remember how skeptical I was when I first came across Booking.com. I remember making a booking at a hotel in Umhlanga Rocks for the weekend just to test it out. Fast forward a few years and I have booked accommodation via this site in South Africa, Singapore, Malasyia, Cambodia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Turkey, Indonesia, … Continue reading Those many times I booked a vacation via Booking.com
This trip was destined to happen for years…I had watched the migration on National Geographic with my dad and clearly remember after a brief hospital stay I told him that one day I will do this trip with him. Years passed by and it was forgotten, until a year or so ago whilst having coffee … Continue reading Planning our trip into East Africa
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