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Yours truly contemplating life from inside Nelson Mandela's prison cell

Visiting Robben Island and Mandela’s Prison Cell

With the recent passing of Nelson Mandela, people are more eager than ever to visit the locations in South Africa that played a major role in his life. Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in prison and 18 of these years were on Robben Island. Visiting Robben Island can be one of the most eye-opening experiences […]

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Foreign Currency Collection

The 10 Most Interesting Foreign Currencies

Over the years we have been fortunate enough to visit some pretty interesting places.  In the beginning, we were eager to buy stuff everywhere we went.  But over time we’ve come to value different things and often don’t bring anything back at all anymore.  One souvenir we almost always do keep is a bit of […]

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Chandra with African Penguins Boulders South Africa

Penguins in South Africa: See Them and Adopt Them!

Contrary to March of the Penguins and Happy Feet, all penguins do not live on icebergs in Antarctica. But did you know that you can find penguins in South Africa and Namibia? Their colonies are beaches or warm islands!  In other words, these are the smart penguins. Boulders Beach Boulders Beach is the site of […]

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