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Destination: South Africa

Established: Union of South Africa 1910, Republic 1961 Population: 58,775,022 (estimate 2019) Religion:  African Independent Church (25.4%), Pentecostal and Evangelical (15.2%), Roman Catholic (6.8%), Methodist (5.0%), Reformed (4.2%), Anglican (3.2%) Language: English, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa, Northern Sotho, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, … Continue reading

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Destination: Wales

Established: 1057 Population: 3,139,000 (estimate 2018) Religion:  57.6% Christian  Language: Welsh, English Capital: Cardiff Order of Visit: Seventh First Visit: 27 February 2000 Last Visit: 28 February 2000 Duration: 2 Days Must Do: Cardiff Castle Cities: Cardiff Wales Journal Entries … Continue reading

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Destination: Republic of Ireland

  Established: 1937 Population: 4,900,000 (estimate 2019) Religion:  78.8% Catholics  Language: Irish, English Capital: Dublin Order of Visit: Sixth First Visit: 20 February 2000 Last Visit: 26 February 2000 Duration: 7 Days Must Do: St Mary’s Cathedral (Limerick), King John’s … Continue reading

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Destination: Northern Ireland

Established: 1921 Population: 1,885,400 Religion: 48% Protestants, 45% Catholics  Language: English Capital: Belfast Order of Visit: Fifth First Visit: 15 February 2000 Last Visit: 20 February 2000 Duration: 6 Days Must Do: Exploring Belfast murals of the Troubles, Irish pubs, … Continue reading

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Destination: Republic of Fiji

Established: 10 October 1970 (from the United Kingdom) Population: 912,241 (2018 estimate) Religion: 64.4% Christianity, 27.9% Hinduism Language: English, Fiji Hindi Capital: Suva Order of Visit: Thirty-Sixth First Visit: 1 November 2010 Last Visit: 5 November 2010 Duration: 5 Days … Continue reading

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Destination: Antarctica

Established: 1959 (Antarctic Treaty signed 1 December 1959) Population: Approximately 4,000 (in Summer months) Religion: None Language: None Original Treaty Countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Chile, France, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, and the … Continue reading

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Destination: New Zealand

Established: 1840 (Treaty of Waitangi) Population: 4.47 million Religion: Christianity  (47.65%) Language: English Capital: Wellington Order of Visit: Second First Visit: 11 November 1999 Last Visit: 21 January 2010 Duration: 31 Days Must Do: Explore Waitomo Caves, Visit Bay of Islands, Remember Lord of the Rings … Continue reading

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