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Johannesburg Tourism: Pilanesberg Safari Centipede
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Johannesburg Tourism: Pilanesberg Safari Centipede

While on a self-drive safari in Pilanesburg National Park in South Africa, we saw a massive centipede crossing the road ahead. It was such a large centipede that we decided it would be worth it for us to get out of the car and take a video of it...Related Posts:Johannesberg Tourism: John Gets His Windows Washed (video)Johannesburg Tourism: Our Vacation Rental View (video)Johannesburg ...
The Victim, the Perpetrator, and the Safari — By Jennifer Shipp
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The Victim, the Perpetrator, and the Safari — By Jennifer Shipp

Last night, I woke up in the middle of the night, sat up on the edge of my bed, and felt… disappointed. The curtains were tapping gently against the frame of the window. There was a soft, intermittent breeze blowing in through the room. The lights of Johannesburg shimmered behind the curtain. I could see the city through the cracks in the curtain when the breeze would blow. I tried to put my finger on the ...
Hyper-Schizo-Travel Syndrome — By Jennifer Shipp
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Hyper-Schizo-Travel Syndrome — By Jennifer Shipp

We left Egypt the day that the terrorists attacked Charlie Hebdo in France. It was “Christmas Day” in this part of the world and we had no idea that the attack had happened until we saw a report on TV at our vacation rental in South Africa. We’d originally planned to stay in Egypt for a full month, but while we were in Tunisia, John and I decided that we were playing the odds and we needed to get out of the ...
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