It seemed fitting to end our trip in the Natal Midlands as this is where it all began some 4 months ago.
What a journey, what a beautiful country we live in !!
Gray’s philosophy is that we must travel to explore and experience, rather than ‘holiday’, we however accomplished both.
We travelled to all 9 provinces in South Africa and Lesotho. We travelled to our northern borders and the southernmost tip of Africa. We dipped our toes in the cold Atlantic and swam in the warmer Indian Ocean. We went from sea level to the highest point in Southern Africa. A week after snorkeling in the ocean, we were playing in the snow. Days after living in the desert, we were in the bustling city of Cape Town. We stayed in a Basotho hut, an old farm house, a 5 star hotel and everything in between. We picnicked in the middle of nowhere and ate in some of our top restaurants, we drank water from streams and wine from amazing vineyards. We were chased by elephants, saw lions and leopards, saw the Pels fishing owl and another 150 odd birds. We visited heritage sights and art galleries. We witnessed amazing sun rises and awesome sunsets, full moons and star filled skies.
We travelled around 15 000 km. Not forgetting some rather exciting and treacherous mountain passes.
We met interesting and colorful people from all different cultures and parts of the world.
Thanks to all our friends and family who followed the blog and for your messages.
A big thanks to our friends, family and children who joined us along the way. Thanks Wayne and Jean for coming all the way from Miami to spend special time in the bush together. Thanks Ga, Kirst and Robs for very special family time in Stellies and Cape Town.
As always my biggest thanks goes to Gray. Thank you for the amazing adventure and taking us to place in our beautiful country that were so off the beaten track, for sharing our love to explore and being such a fun, loving and considerate traveling companion. Love you madly.