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Kate’s journeys from June 2017 - June 2018 (or some of them).

WESTERN CAPE FLOWER TOUR

KRUGER
CROATIA
ST HELENA
DULLSTROOM & WAKKERSTROOM MPUMLANGA
TIGER FISHING ON LAKE JOZINI KZN

KWA MARITANE/PILANESBERG
ROYAL CHUNDU ZAMBIA
MALAMALA MPUMALANAGA
SAMARA GAME RESERVE E CAPE
ZINKWAZI KZN
FRANSCHOEK/STELLENBOSCH/HERMANUS WESTERN CAPE
GHANA

 

Ramskop Flower Reserve W Cape

Camera-shy zebra in Kruger

Not so shy...

Roman amphitheatre in Pula, Croatia, alleged to be one of the largest of its kind in the world.

The famous Plitvice waterfalls in Croatia

The most remote island in the world - St Helena - midway between Africa and South America

Jamestown, tiny capital of St Helena

Napoleon's home in exile on St Helena.

But I found his ghost...

Shayamanzi houseboat on Lake Jozini, KwaZulu-Natal.

I caught a 2.2kg tiger fish (catch & release).

Pilanesberg Game Reserve

A tiny baby elephant

Walkerson's, Dullstroom Mpumalanga

A very wet and windy Wakkerstroom, KZN, but one of SA's best birding spots

Pilanesberg Game Reserve again a few months later...

Out for a stroll...

Malachite kingfisher at one of Pilanesberg's many dams

Royal Chundu Lodge Zambia, 15km upstream from the legendary Victoria Falls

A gorgeous suite on the Zambezi, Royal Chundu Lodge

The iconic bridge across the Victoria Falls separating Zambia on the right from Zimbabwe on the left

Great way to go birdwatching on the Zambezi...

Old Nectar Manor House, Stellenbosch, W Cape

Elmina Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana, built by the Portuguese in 1482

Daughter Tara and I at Elmina castle 49 years after I found out I was pregnant with her whilst visiting the castle for the first time. Life is amazing!

The canopy walkway high over the rainforest in  Kakum National Park, Ghana, one of only three such walkways in Africa.

And I made it!

WHAT'S NEXT I WONDER?


 


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Kate Turkington is one of South Africa’s best-known broadcasters, travellers and travel writers.

Her weekly Sunday night three-hour live Talk Radio 702 / CapeTalk talkshow, Believe It Or Not, which came to an end in early 2013 was South Africa’s longest-running radio talkshow with the same host in the same time slot. She continues to broadcast as a regular guest on travel shows where she talks about the when, where, why, what and how of travel both locally and internationally from her vast personal experience. She also blogs for several travel websites.

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