Category Archives: World Trip 2017

Africa 2017-18 Retrospective

The hardest part of a long an enjoyable trip is saying goodbye and transiting back into the so called ‘real’ life of Monday to Friday work. You end up in a half way situation of remembering fondly your trip but … Continue reading

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Africa Trip 2017-18: Day 62 Johannesburg to Melbourne, Australia

Monday 22 January 2018. Highlights: Qantas Business Class experience, Returning home. The last day of the trip was here and started with boarding the QF064 Johannesburg to Sydney for the 11 hour flight home. I flipped over my Fitbit watch … Continue reading

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Africa Trip 2017-18: Day 61 Cape Town to Johannesburg, South Africa

Sunday 21 January 2018. Highlights: Cape Town Airport Lounge, Business Class Flight to Johannesburg The trip is over and it was time to start the long trip back home. My flight wasn’t until 1.25 pm and checkout from my room … Continue reading

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Flight Review – QF064 Johannesburg to Sydney

Airline: Qantas Plane: Boeing 747-800 Gate: A6 Seat: 5B (Business Class Window seat) Pushback: 18.58 (Scheduled 18.50) / Takeoff: 19.09 Arrived: 14.57 (Scheduled 15.30) / At Gate: 15.04 Duration: 10 hours 59 minutes Length: 6,863 miles / 11,045 kms Summary: … Continue reading

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Flight Review – BA6416 Cape Town to Johannesburg

Airline: Comair (Part of British Airways) Plane: Boeing 737-800 Gate: A8 Seat: 2A (Club / Business Class window seat) Pushback: 13.25 (Scheduled 13.25) / Takeoff: 13.40 Arrived: 15.21 (Scheduled 15.25) / At Gate: 15.25 Duration: 2 hours Length: 790 miles … Continue reading

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Africa Trip 2017-18: Day 60 Cape Town, South Africa

Saturday 20 January 2018. Photos. Highlights: Curio shopping, Ethiopian cuisine With my upgraded room come an upgraded buffet breakfast at the hostel meaning I was eating in a different spot then the rest of the group. I decided to show … Continue reading

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Africa Trip 2017-18: Day 59 Cederberg Mountain to Cape Town, South Africa

Friday 19 January 2018. Photos. Highlights: Cape Town Landscape, Township Tour, Farewell dinner The last drive day in the truck and the last full day of the Great African Expedition tour (57 days) that started on 25 November some 56 days … Continue reading

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