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Learning to Hit Pause: Safari in South Africa

A traveler encounters rhinos, cheetahs and a blown-out tire during an unforgettable safari in South Africa.
Mpumalanga Panorama Route in South Africa Twin waterfalls and constant rainbows characterise Mac Mac Falls. This area of Mpumalanga is rich with waterfalls and natural pools ideal for walks, picnics, swims and photos. Photo by Alexandra Findlay

Potholes and Pancakes: Mpumalanga Panorama Route in South Africa

One traveler finds peaceful moments, potholes and pancakes on the Mpumalanga Panorama Route, a popular scenic road in South Africa.
South Africa Table Mountain The cloud cover overhangs at the sides of the mountain. Photo by Sarah Ramnath

South Africa: Tablecloth over Table Mountain

Locals call the the clouds over this prominent landmark overlooking Cape Town, South Africa the 'Tablecloth over Table Mountain' -- and the view from the top is well worth the trip.
Kayaking in Storms River at Tsitsikamma National Park in South Africa. Flickr/benyeuda

Conquering Demons: Kayak Adventure in South Africa

A traveler is rewarded with breathtaking views when she conquers her fears and journeys down rough water in South Africa's Tsitsikamma National Park.
Diving with cow sharks in South Africa

Video: Diving with the Cow Sharks of Cape Town

Join photojournalists Aaron Gekoski and Chris Scarffe as they dive with some unusual sharks in South Africa.
Fishing for tiger fish in Zululand.

Fishing Adventure in Zululand, South Africa

Chasing the notorious tiger fish, a species that has the dentures to destroy lures, bait or your hand if you get too close.

Zulu Shopping in South Africa

Beneath the sun-worshipping veneer of Durban is an alternate economy that draws on centuries of Zulu tribal tradition.
Hiking in South Africa

Adventure in Hoedspruit, South Africa: Hiking Manoutsa Mountain

Enjoy the beauty of this hidden-away gem in South Africa, but be prepared for an adrenaline rush!
Robben Island South Africa

Between the Bars: South Africa’s Robben Island

This island prison is an icon of segregation, where opponents of the regime were kept during the apartheid era.
Running in Hong Kong

Running Away from it All: Places to Race

Races across the globe offer the visitor a chance to meet locals and see the sights in a way few ever do.
Working aboard a cargo ship

Cargo Ship Cruising: Working Passage from Cape Town to Rotterdam

Travelers trade work for their passage on the open sea.

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