Under the Shadow of Cape Town

Cape Town, a city with the beautiful V&A Waterfront overlooking the ocean, with modern shops and restaurants, a place where tourist can enjoy themselves with good food, drinks and shopping… But behind the façade, under the shadow of Cape Town lies Langa Township; thousands of people living in sheds made of sheet metal, no floor, […]

Table Mountain – One of the New 7 Wonders of Nature

Table Mountain (or in Afrikaans: Tafelberg) is listed as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. It is a flat-topped mountain overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa. Table Mountain is a South African icon, and did you know it is the only natural site on the planet to have a constellation […]

Robbeneiland

A 30minute long ferry ride from Cape Town lays Robben Island (or in Afrikaans: Robbeneiland), probably the most well known island-prison on the planet because it has been the “home” to one of the world’s most famous prisoners, statesmen and leader’s Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela spent 18 years of the 27 years of his incarceration […]

Cape Town – Guesthouse and Dinner Show

After a 20 hour-long journey from Oslo via Dubai we finally arrived Cape Town International Airport. We had to go trough the passport control, and we stood in the queue for 2 hours. When we did reach the arrival hall we couldn’t find our driver who was supposed to pick us up. After waiting for […]

First trip goes to…

In the middle of 2014 we announced that we had plans for a trip to Africa in early 2015, but we had to postpone this plan to the end of the year instead.  Year 2014 was over and we had to start planning some trips in 2015. No place “spoke to us,” and we struggled […]