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From that CNN cable news network story in late July about the 30 best things to do in Cape Town, below are four of their visual highlights. Fun!! These and others bring back nice memories from our five days in Cape Town two years ago. More on this live/blog for that adventure.

 

Full story at:

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/cape-town-best-things/index.html

 

THANKS! Enjoy! Terry in Ohio

 

Did a June 7-19, 2011, cruise from Barcelona that had stops in Villefranche, ports near Pisa and Rome, Naples, Kotor, Venice and Dubrovnik. Dozens of nice visuals with key highlights, tips, comments, etc. We are now at 237,356 views for this live/blog re-cap, including much on wonderful Barcelona. Check these postings and added info at:

www.boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1426474

 

Here are just four of the 22 visuals used in this CNN piece. First is a sampling of sumptuous high tea at the luxurious Mount Nelson Hotel across from the Company's Garden. Second features Bo-Kaap, the brightly-painted homes along cobblestone streets reflecting this multicultural neighborhood. Many freed slaves settled there after emancipation, giving rise to the Cape Malay culture. Third is Chapman's Peak Drive, a winding, cliffside route clinging to the edge of the mountain, with a sheer drop to the ocean below. Fourth is Boulders Beach/Simon's Town with its cute colony of African penguins.:

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From that CNN cable news network story in late July about the 30 best things to do in Cape Town, below are four of their visual highlights. Fun!! These and others bring back nice memories from our five days in Cape Town two years ago. More on this live/blog for that adventure.

 

Full story at:

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/cape-town-best-things/index.html

 

THANKS! Enjoy! Terry in Ohio

 

Did a June 7-19, 2011, cruise from Barcelona that had stops in Villefranche, ports near Pisa and Rome, Naples, Kotor, Venice and Dubrovnik. Dozens of nice visuals with key highlights, tips, comments, etc. We are now at 237,356 views for this live/blog re-cap, including much on wonderful Barcelona. Check these postings and added info at:

www.boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1426474

 

Here are just four of the 22 visuals used in this CNN piece. First is a sampling of sumptuous high tea at the luxurious Mount Nelson Hotel across from the Company's Garden. Second features Bo-Kaap, the brightly-painted homes along cobblestone streets reflecting this multicultural neighborhood. Many freed slaves settled there after emancipation, giving rise to the Cape Malay culture. Third is Chapman's Peak Drive, a winding, cliffside route clinging to the edge of the mountain, with a sheer drop to the ocean below. Fourth is Boulders Beach/Simon's Town with its cute colony of African penguins.:

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A wealth of info. Thank you. Just booked a cruise from Capetown and will spend time in Africa prior so yr feedback is appreciated.

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A wealth of info. Thank you. Just booked a cruise from Capetown and will spend time in Africa prior so yr feedback is appreciated.

 

Appreciate the above kind comment and the good follow-up/suggestion from BitburgBoy.

 

From the London/UK Evening Standard last month, they had this headline: Your ultimate guide to Cape Town with these highlights: Cape Town’s outrageous beauty really slaps you in the face as soon as you arrive in what is oftentimes referred to as the “Mother City”. Perfectly poised on the edge of the Atlantic, with the dramatic Table Mountain and Lion’s Head as its backdrop, and wide, open beaches at every turn, Cape Town is like 'the prettiest girl at the dance'. It is not only her natural beauty. Cape Town’s culinary scene, world-class wines, budding cultural offering, and happy and friendly locals certainly add to the allure as well.

 

Many pictures and ideas are included in this interesting profile that brings back many nice memories.

 

Full story at:

https://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/travel/georgia-hopkins-itsbeautifulhere-cape-town-guide-a3881571.html

 

THANKS! Enjoy! Terry in Ohio

 

From our Jan. 25-Feb. 20, 2015, Amazon River-Caribbean adventure that started in Barbados, here is the link for that live/blog. Many visuals from this amazing river and Caribbean Islands (Dutch ABC's, St. Barts, Dominica, Grenada, San Juan, etc.):

www.boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2157696

Now at 58,968 views for these postings.

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From the New York Times Travel Section last weekend, they had this headline for this potential attraction nearby to Cape Town: Whale Watching Is a Waiting Game (With Penguins)with these highlights: “If you visit Hermanus, South Africa, between the months of July and November, you will see whales. Countless whales. A bountiful bevy of behemoths, shimmying and gyrating for your entertainment, easily glimpsed from any cliff top along the shore. During South Africa’s winter and spring months, hundreds of southern right whales make their way to its coast, congregating in the waters of Walker Bay to calve and mate. The result has the tiny coastal hamlet of Hermanus proudly proclaiming itself the whale-watching capital of the world.

 

Many pictures, details and options are contained in this profile. They also share about nearby for . . . "Simon’s Town on the Cape Peninsula to the west is home to a much more famous colony of African penguins."

 

Full story at:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/24/travel/south-africa-whale-watching.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Ftravel&action=click&contentCollection=travel&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=7&pgtype=sectionfront

 

THANKS! Enjoy! Terry in Ohio

 

Enjoyed a 14-day, Jan. 20-Feb. 3, 2014, Sydney to Auckland adventure, getting a big sampling for the wonders of "down under” before and after this cruise. Go to:

http://boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1974139

for more info and many pictures of these amazing sights in this great part of the world. Now at 210,877 views for this posting.

 

Here are two of the visuals with this NY Times profile for whales in South Africa. Look interesting?:

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Terry, we visited Hermanus for a day and an overnight two years ago. At least in 2016, it would be a real stretch to say that whale season extended into November, as the season was pretty much over when we were there on October 27th. On our whale watching cruise we saw one straggler with her calf.

 

We liked the town and it's a nice place to visit. Cool coastal location and plenty of nice restaurants, hotels, etc. Just be careful not to go on the "tail end" of the whale season like we did.

 

On the other hand, while driving back from Hermanus to Cape Town you can drive the gorgeous coastal route and stop at Betty's Bay. The penguins are even closer to you than they are in Simon's Town.

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Terry, we visited Hermanus for a day and an overnight two years ago. At least in 2016, it would be a real stretch to say that whale season extended into November, as the season was pretty much over when we were there on October 27th. On our whale watching cruise we saw one straggler with her calf. We liked the town and it's a nice place to visit. Cool coastal location and plenty of nice restaurants, hotels, etc. Just be careful not to go on the "tail end" of the whale season like we did. On the other hand, while driving back from Hermanus to Cape Town you can drive the gorgeous coastal route and stop at Betty's Bay. The penguins are even closer to you than they are in Simon's Town.

 

Super appreciate these above great comments and this helpful follow-up from the travel-experienced J.P. from New York State.

 

Will share this excellent information and background on one of the Africa CC Board postings. While we did not get to Hermanus, nor being there at a time to see the whales, we did make it to Simon's Town. We loved their charming and cute penguins. Shared many pictures earlier. Yes, this is a spectacularly scenic part of the world as you travel along this coastal regions.

Good luck later this week with your Copenhagen to London Bridge sailing on the Silver Wind. I am sure it will be a wonderful experience with many great port stops.

 

THANKS! Enjoy! Terry in Ohio

 

For details and visuals, etc., from our July 1-16, 2010, Norway Coast/Fjords/Arctic Circle cruise experience from Copenhagen on the Silver Cloud, check out this posting. This posting is now at 230,585 views.

www.boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=1227923

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Appreciate the continued interest in the live/blog.  It is now over 45,000 views.  Don't be shy with any questions, comments, sharing, etc.   

 

From the upcoming May 2019 edition of Fortune magazine, they had this headline: “This African Safari Was Founded Before Ecotourism Was Trendy”  with these highlights: “The remote camp in Botswana’s Okavango Delta set the benchmark in luxury lodging when Wilderness Safaris, the industry’s pioneering ecotourism outfitter, took the reins in 1999. By boldly deviating from the once-rustic standards in the delta, the company transformed the camp into an upscale destination with five-star comforts—all while maintaining an uncompromising focus on low-footprint design and operations.”

 

This profile summarizes much of the philosophy and approach used in Botswana.  It's not cheap, but the rewards are many for those of us who have been fortunate to have explored in this region of Africa.  Here are some more details: "Hosting a small number of well-paying visitors means not only unobstructed game viewing but also mitigating disruption to the animals and their habitat. The company sets up in remote, under-visited, and biodiverse locales where it can rehabilitate the land and facilitate the return of large animal species."

 

Below is a link and a few sample visuals from our latest "adventure".  This included time in Africa, plus seeing a wonderful range of the best from the Middle East.  

 

Full Botswana story at:

http://fortune.com/2019/04/22/wilderness-safaris-ecotourism/

 

THANKS!  Enjoy!  Terry in Ohio

 

For latest live/blog, see “Holy Lands, Egypt, Jordan, Oman, Dubai, Greece, etc.”, with many visuals, details and ideas for the historic and scenic Middle East.  Connect at:

www.boards.cruisecritic.com/topic/2607054-livenautica-greece-holy-lands-egypt-dubai-terrypix’s/

 

In Greece, we started with a day at Delphi, where the Oracle was consulted about important decisions from throughout the ancient classical world.:

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From Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the site of Jesus' crucifixion, burial and resurrection. here is one interior view.  Second is a procession along the historic Via Dolorosa.  Third is my connecting at the Western/Wailing Wall in the most holy site for the Jewish faith.:

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In Luxor’s Valley of the Kings, we explored the tombs of Egypt rulers from 3300 years ago plus Karnak's night glories, statutes and columns.:

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In front of Petra’s Treasury in Jordan, we found this cute camel as a "co-star".  Feeling the spirit of Indian Jones here!:

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We finished with the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi and the sandy beaches of Dubai having its unique modern architecture in the background.:

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Terry,

Just finished re-reading your thread on your 2016 Cape Town to Cape Town trip.  Thanks so much for your  informative reviews and beautiful pictures.  In December, my  husband and I will be on the Nautica sailing from Dubai to Cape Town.  Your info on tours, your pictures and suggestions are helpful and will certainly assist us in planning our shore excursions.  In one of your posts you mentioned a tour in Muscat, Oman.  What tour company did you use for Oman?  Feel free to respond to my email:  irisbax at sbcglobal dot net

Thanks, again for being so open to answering questions.  Much appreciation.

 

Iris

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9 hours ago, irisbax3 said:

Terry,  Just finished re-reading your thread on your 2016 Cape Town to Cape Town trip.  Thanks so much for your  informative reviews and beautiful pictures.  In December, my  husband and I will be on the Nautica sailing from Dubai to Cape Town.  Your info on tours, your pictures and suggestions are helpful and will certainly assist us in planning our shore excursions.  In one of your posts you mentioned a tour in Muscat, Oman.  What tour company did you use for Oman?  Feel free to respond to my email:  irisbax at sbcglobal dot net    Thanks, again for being so open to answering questions.  Much appreciation.   Iris

 

Appreciate, Iris, your kind comments and this very good follow-up question.  I will both post here and send you a follow-up e-mail.  That way others can also benefit from this information.  As I detailed with many pictures from my "Middle East" live/blog connected below, we super loved Oman and all that we saw and did.  On page four, posts #106 and #110, #111, #112, I have these several posts with many visuals about our visiting to Oman.  Our expert guide/driver was Valentina.  You can find or connect with her at www.vs-tours.com/valentina.  Or, https://www.toursbylocals.com/MuscatOmanTourGuide

 

To build the excitement for your upcoming visit, below are just a few sample visuals to prove/verify why we so loved our day in Muscat.  Many more on the full, live/blog.  Keep coming with any and all questions.  

 

THANKS!  Enjoy!  Terry in Ohio

 

For latest live/blog, see “Holy Lands, Egypt, Jordan, Oman, Dubai, Greece, etc.”, with many visuals, details and ideas for the historic and scenic Middle East.  Connect to these reports at:

www.boards.cruisecritic.com/topic/2607054-livenautica-greece-holy-lands-egypt-dubai-terrypix’s/

 

Here is one of the key sights when doing either a sail-in or sail-away for Oman.  This white, uniquely-shaped structure is somewhat of an icon for Oman.  Left below is one of the old fortresses built by Portugal during its control here in this area.:

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Here is a small sampling for what we saw and experienced in and around their Grand Mosque.  Very impressive with its classy design, refined style, wonderful landscaping and plantings, etc., etc.:

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Here is the view as we approached walking into the spectacular Royal Opera House Oman.  The building design and construction detailing were amazing to see as we were exploring this facility.  It was officially opened on October 12, 2011, with a production of the opera Turandot, conducted by Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo.  The Sultan is a big classical music fan and it shows.  The second picture shows its main lobby and grand staircase.  We could not get fully into the main auditorium as a rehearsal was being conducted inside.:

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In the Muscat fish market, this is one of the most impressive areas we have seen during our world travels.  There was such a wide variety of fresh seafood being offered here.  Plus, many interesting people here staffing this market.  Sorry, this picture do not transmit the special "smells" from the fresh fish.:

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We finalized our Muscat visit by exploring more of the nearby coastal sights and then going "upcountry" to obtain a sampling of the wilder, more desert areas. Like the camels we discovered?   Very dramatic mountains in this region.:

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Thanks so much for your quick response, Terry. You are a treasure chest of information and we all benefit from your experiences. Your Oman pictures have reignited my excitement about this trip. Can hardly wait for December. 

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On 5/2/2019 at 1:22 PM, irisbax3 said:

Thanks so much for your quick response, Terry. You are a treasure chest of information and we all benefit from your experiences. Your Oman pictures have reignited my excitement about this trip. Can hardly wait for December. 

 

Super appreciate this nice follow-up and these kind comments from our CC Boards friend in California.  Glad to know that I was able to help build up your "EXCITEMENT" for your upcoming visit to Oman.  Let me know any added questions or info needs.  

 

From MSN and Fortune magazine two days ago, they had this headline: “Cape Town: Wondrous Winelands at Edge of World”  with these highlights for the 1600's when the Dutch settled near Cape Town: “Little did van Riebeeck know that his earnest efforts would literally sow the seeds of a flourishing wine industry at the edge of the world. Now, 360 years later, South Africa ranks tenth in wine production globally—anchored by sauvignon blanc, chenin blanc, and chardonnay, to name a few—producing 3.4% of the world’s volume (Italy and France are first and second, at 17.4% and 16.6% respectively). And while South African vintages are readily available stateside—exports of its chenin blanc to the United States, for example, rose 13% last year—a visit to the incomparable Cape Winelands is an unforgettable journey of discovery for intrepid oenophiles.”

 

Interesting background!!  This story also detailed: "South Africa also boasts some of the most jaw-droppingly beautiful winelands on earth, thanks in large part to its singular, and singularly stunning, geography. Limited mainly to the country’s southwestern tip in the Western Cape Province, the region is rooted in some of the oldest, most diverse viticultural soils in the world—derived from granite, sandstone, shale, and clay."

 

Full story at:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/travel/news/cape-town-the-wondrous-winelands-at-the-edge-of-the-world/ar-AAATGSR

 

THANKS!  Enjoy!  Terry in Ohio

 

SE Asia/Mekong River, Etc.!  Live/blog from early 2018, first adventure through SE Asia, stops in Hong Kong and Bangkok, before exploring all over Vietnam and Cambodia, seven days sailing on the Mekong River. Now at 46,392 views.

www.boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2591474

 

Here is one of the visuals used to illustrate this profile about wine country in South Africa.:

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From the Travel Section of the London/UK Independent in the middle of last month, they had this headline: CAPE TOWN CITY GUIDE: WHERE TO EAT, DRINK, SHOP AND STAY”  with these story highlights: “Originally a replenishing point for ships en route between Europe and Asia, Cape Town is the city from which the nation of South Africa grew.  Most of its key attractions lie in the City Bowl and adjacent districts set scenically between the waterfront and Table Mountain. Summer (December to March) sees the city in full stride, but off-season (June to September) comes with the promise of watching whales and great white sharks.  Cape Town is also synonymous with the late, great Nelson Mandela, whose presidential inauguration took place here 25 years ago this month.”

 

These pictures and highlights bring back nice memories.  Here are a couple of their top insights: "Best view: Hit the V&A Waterfront to see Table Mountain looming above the city and docks.  Insider tip:  Head to colourful Bo-Kaap for koeksisters, daaltjies and other hard-to-pronounce street food."

 

Full story at:

https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/48-hours-in/cape-town-things-to-do-south-africa-city-guide-best-hotels-restaurants-a8913716.html

 

THANKS!  Enjoy!  Terry in Ohio

 

Amazon River-Caribbean 2015 adventure live/blog starting in Barbados. Many visuals from this amazing river and Caribbean Islands (Dutch ABC's, St. Barts, Dominica, Grenada, San Juan, etc.).  Now at 64,010 views:

www.boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2157696

 

Here are two of the visuals used to illustrate this profile.  The second picture is from Boulders Beach that is home to hundreds of penguins and where we visited.  Fun sights there!!:

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   5 hours ago,  Omega1 said: 

Fortunately, the article doesn’t refer to the most beautiful Cape wine area - Franschhoek. We need to keep this gem a secret!

 

YES, agree 100% that the Franschhoek area is totally wonderful!!   But, keeping it a SECRET???  Not sure that is possible!!  The "word" is out".  Sorry. This response was posted on another Cruise Critic board and I thought I would share it here.  We visited both the La Motte winery and Grande Provence Estate in this Franschhoek region. .  Super enjoyed this area.  So scenic and dramatic!!   Plus, great and unique history.   Below are a few of my additional pictures as proof/evidence.  

 

From the London/UK Telegraph in 2015, they had this headline: “36 Hours in... Franschhoek” with these highlights: “About an hour’s drive from Cape Town - and less than half an hour from Stellenbosch, South Africa’s oldest settlement and centre of its wine production - lies the small town of Franschhoek, which has the unlikely distinction of being one of the world’s gastronomic capitals. There’s an unreality about this tiny place (population: 20,000), the white-washed, gabled Cape Dutch homesteads made immaculate by the clarity of light. However, despite the Dutch influence, it’s the French Huguenots we have to thank for this special heritage (Franschhoek means 'French Corner' in Dutch). Fleeing persecution under Louis XIV and invited to the Cape by Dutch Protestants, the Huguenots brought their knowledge of wine-making - and restaurants have sprung up to make the most of this fine resource.”

 

Am I in big trouble for sharing too much information and background?

 

Full story at:

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/africa/south-africa/franschhoek/articles/36-hours-in-franschhoek/

 

THANKS!  Enjoy!  Terry in Ohio

 

Lisbon, NWSpain, Bordeaux/Brittany: Live/blog, June 2017 from Portugal to France along scenic Atlantic Coast.  Now at 29,049 views.  Many interesting pictures, details for history, food, culture, etc.:

www.boards.cruisecritic.com/showthread.php?t=2511358

 

 

Here are some of my visuals not posted previously from this super scenic area, including the Huguenot Monument to religious freedom, built in the 1940s.  Below also are a few others as examples for the character and sights possible in this wonderful region of South Africa.:

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From the Travel Section of the London/UK Evening Standard last weekend, they had this headline: “A guide to South Africa’s enchanting Franschhoek region with this sub-head: "This quaint centuries-old wine region is a must-visit during any trip to Cape Town."

 

Here are some the story highlights: “Just one hour’s drive from Cape Town is the incredibly scenic Franschhoek wine valley. Hidden amongst the Groot Drakenstein Mountains, it's arguably the most beautiful and captivating town of the Cape Winelands. We were lucky to spend a few days in this quaint French-inspired town during the autumn, and with the weather still warm from the recent summer, it was a delightful leafy wonderland.  The area was first settled by French Hugenots over 300 years ago, who brought with them vines and started planting wine farms across the region. Translating to 'French corner', Franschhoek still has a very definitive French feel.”

 

YES, the secret is out and we loved exploring this part of the Cape Town Winelands areas.  Many options for places to stay and dine are offered in this profile that has many visuals, etc.  

 

Also, below you can see a link to our most recent "adventure".  First time in seeing Western Canada and Alaska.  So much in fun and interesting areas to experience.  

 

Full story at:

https://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/travel/guide-to-south-africa-s-franschhoek-region-a4209871.html

 

THANKS!  Enjoy!  Terry in Ohio

 

 

Just completed Calgary, Jasper/Banff National Parks, Western Canada Rocky Mountaineer rail adventure, Vancouver, sailing up to Alaska, post-cruise excursion to Denali, etc.  Lots of visuals and details!!  That live/blog is at: 

https://boards.cruisecritic.com/topic/2682584-live-terryohio-silver-muse-alaska-canadarockies-pix’s/

 

Or, you could simply do a quick Google search with these terms: 

“Live Terry/Ohio Muse Alaska”

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Through a happy accident, I've stumbled into this thread and discovered your amazing photos!  I got here from  a link in your thread on Egypt, which I'm considering jumping on a rather last minute Suez transit, so wanted to do a bit of reading on Luxor/Safaga.   

 

I'm not yet past your Cape Town posts but wanted to let you know the name of the bird at Kirstenbosch is an Orange Breasted Sunbird, I believe.  It's definitely a sunbird.  Stunning photo!  

 

I took my first trip to South Africa and Botswana in 2017, but, didn't make it to Cape Town until my third SA trip which was last December. I enjoyed some of the same wineries - Boschendal and Delaire Graf (minus the exquisite lunch) - though you covered a lot more than I got to enjoy.  Wow!  Also, spent a night in Franschoek and would gladly stay again.  Stunning scenery and amazing eateries. 

 

I'll go back to my reading and enjoying the photos now and daydreaming of a return to CT, which may happen in April of next year, fingers crossed!

 

Thank you for taking the time with the threads and the wealth of information posted.   

 

Happy Sailing!

Edited by Steeler Nation At Sea

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On 10/27/2019 at 11:39 AM, Steeler Nation At Sea said:

Through a happy accident, I've stumbled into this thread and discovered your amazing photos!  I got here from  a link in your thread on Egypt, which I'm considering jumping on a rather last minute Suez transit, so wanted to do a bit of reading on Luxor/Safaga.   I'm not yet past your Cape Town posts but wanted to let you know the name of the bird at Kirstenbosch is an Orange Breasted Sunbird, I believe.  It's definitely a sunbird.  Stunning photo!  I took my first trip to South Africa and Botswana in 2017, but, didn't make it to Cape Town until my third SA trip which was last December.  Thank you for taking the time with the threads and the wealth of information posted.   Happy Sailing!

 

Appreciate these kind comments and the follow-up with the sunbird's identification.  Glad you are experienced in doing South Africa and are considering Egypt/Luxor, etc. Let me know any added questions for that part of the world. 

 

Glad to know you are a Pittsburgh Steeler fan.  I am a long-time Cleveland Browns fan who has suffered many recent frustrations.  This season, the two teams split their games, but with lots of tension, battles and "issues" involved. If the Browns are not playing them, I would normally be rooting for the Steelers.  Great history and tradition with that team.  Too bad their key Ohio quarterback has been injured for much of this season.  

 

 

From Bloomberg News/MSN yesterday, they had this headline: “Corporate South Africa Loses Faith in National Airline” with these highlights: “Speculation that South African Airways is in danger of going under could become self-fulfilling.  The national carrier has been given 57 billion rand ($3.9 billion) in bailouts since 1994 and last made a profit in 2011. The company’s already precarious finances took another hit last month when workers staged a week-long strike that grounded a number of flights, and customers have canceled bookings on others”

 

My sense is that more and more economic challenges will be facing South Africa during the upcoming years.  In my view, it will be better to visit South Africa sooner, not waiting till later when conditions could change significantly. 

 

Full story at:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/companies/corporate-south-africa-loses-faith-in-future-of-national-airline/ar-BBXAk6k

THANKS!  Enjoy!  Terry in Ohio

 

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Terry, I always love your trip reports on Cruise Critic, and this one is particularly interesting because we did our first ever South Africa cruise in April/May of 2019. Found it fascinating! Enjoying your take -- thanks for making time and sharing such wonderful experiences.

 

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