The Food of South Africa

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Tweet I had a chance to experience a food journey through my few weeks in South Africa. Here are some pictures of memorable food items. Some local dishes include: Bobotie:  Slightly spicy Cape Malay (ethnic group in South Africa of …

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Meals on my African tour

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Tweet To any traveler’s delight, trying different types of food can be a wonderful and eye-opening experience.  Here are some of the meals(camping, village, and restaurant) I had on my 45-day tour in Africa.  For our camping meals, we had a …

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Eating abroad – 3 dollars for 3 people

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Tweet When traveling abroad for a long period, eating out every day may kill your stomach or break the bank.  If you are staying in a hostel or have access to a kitchen stove, cooking a meal is quite simple.  …

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Short break into Uruguay

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Tweet As I look back into my travels into Uruguay, it was a world-wind of a trip for plenty of reasons: Total of 5 days were spent in the country. Three places were visited:  Colonia, Montevideo, Estancia stay. I have encountered …

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Don’t cry for me Argentina – Buenos Aires

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Tweet As I walked along the streets of Buenos Aires, “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” the famous song from the musical Evita, was my soundtrack through the city. Don’t cry for me Argentina The truth is I never left you All through …

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How to become a cow in 60 minutes

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Tweet After eating steaks for lunch and dinner every day, I have decided that I will turn into a cow in a matter of minutes.  They always say…You are what you eat. (Side Note:  I do not want to be …

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Am I in San Francisco or Valparaiso?

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Tweet After a two-hour bus ride from Santiago, we arrived to the town of Valparaiso, a port town in Chile.  We would spend a few days before our long journey to Mendoza, Argentina. When I first gazed at Valparaiso, I …

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It is Chilly in Chile!

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Tweet I stepped outside the plane and felt a sudden chill. I knew that it was winter time in South America, but that did not stop me from going. With my waterproof pants, thermal shirt, and wind-proof jacket, I was …

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