South Africa

Shark Diving by Brent Daniel

Shark Diving: Willingly dunking oneself in fifty degree sea water known to be infested with toothy fishes ranging from a mere three meters in length up to twice that. (Seems like an alternative definition of insanity, no?)

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The Fynbos by Brent Daniel

We'd come to South Africa's Western Cape to see the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and dive with sharks ( ... my wife's idea of relaxing) before beginning a month traveling in Africa in earnest. We worked in a couple of days relaxation (my idea of it) between the two…

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Cape Town, South Africa by Brent Daniel

How come vacations never seem like vacations at the beginning? Get up at 5:00a. Brave traffic to catch a 10:30a flight from Denver to Atlanta two days after Thanksgiving. Three and a half hour flight. Three hour layover in the cold, aseptic international terminal in Atlanta. Fifteen hour flight to Johannesburg…

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Introduction by Brent Daniel

One of the things I love about traveling is the all-consuming onslaught of new experiences, ... Another is of being able to share those experiences with my favorite person. So often at home Donna and I seem to get pulled in different directions by all the little demands of everyday life, our backs against one another, fighting different battles for the same team. I love taking a month off, …

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