South Africa – 25 days, 4,000 kilometres!

March 8, 2014

We arrived at Johannesburg. Our flight last almost 2 hours longer because of the discovery of a small malfunction of the plane which is being repaired and analyzed. However, there is no need to worry”. In addition to that, some British ladies who sat on the seats behind me singing songs by Rihanna during the night made me not sleep and read and study as much information about South Africa as possible in the 13-hour time in the plane. We had booked the air tickets on Monday and flew on Thursday, so big traveler’s preparation could not be considered. On Tuesday, we were vaccinated, but the doctor had shaken her head – the vaccines start to be effective in 10 or 14 days (therefore, we did not rely on them much – “just be cautious”), she prescribed some antimalarials, a repellent (that was said to be able to etch even a plastic chair), we bought sleeping bags, packed some plum brandy (slivovica) and minimized the amount of the clothes by virtue of our backpacks and went on our 25-day long trip to South Africa. Continue reading

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CouchSurfing – surfing your couch?

April 7, 2012

CouchSurfing is a project and a community of people in one package that can provide you their spare “couch” and put you up, no matter whether it is an extensible bed in their living room or a spare bedroom. The hearth of the CouchSurfing is not to find an accommodation for free, but the fact that you will meet interesting people, who can show you the place and the city in the way they live, if they want and are free. Read More

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