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Traveller’s Log: Cruising West Africa with Gary Arndt

Traveller’s Log: Cruising West Africa with Gary Arndt

June 26, 2014, No Comments

Get a sense of what the West Africa Cruise is like in the daily journals of Wanderer-in-Residence Gary Arndt as he shares his recollections of the region and life aboard the Expedition »

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Week 1

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Week 1

June 25, 2014, No Comments

Join Wanderer-in-Residence, Gary Arndt as he travels up the coast of West Africa on G Adventures' very own MS Expedition. We'll be sharing a collection of his posts each week. Tune in to find out what this adventure of a lifetime is like first hand from Gary »

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Conclusion

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Conclusion

June 6, 2014, 1 Comment

Have you been following along with Wanderer-in-Residence Gary Arndt as he recalls his time on the West Africa Cruise? We've got our final post of the sailing ready and waiting »

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Week 4

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Week 4

May 29, 2014, 1 Comment

Have you been following along with Wanderer-in-Residence Gary Arndt as he recalls his time on the West Africa Cruise? We've got week four of the sailing served up! »

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Week 3

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Week 3

May 5, 2014, No Comments

Wonder what our West Africa Cruise is actually like? Follow along with Wanderer-in-Residence, Gary Arndt as he reviews week three of the sailing »

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Week 2

West Africa Cruise with Gary Arndt: Week 2

April 21, 2014, 3 Comments

Join Wanderer-in-Residence, Gary Arndt as he travels up the coast of West Africa on G Adventures’ very own MS Expedition. We’ll be sharing a collection of his posts each week. Tune in to find out what this adventure of a lifetime is like first hand from Gary »

The Paris of Africa: How Cape Town Surprised Me

The Paris of Africa: How Cape Town Surprised Me

February 13, 2014, 1 Comment

The country had been painted in a way that advised me to use caution while travelling there. However, this drove me to get there and experience it for myself, and hopefully debunk any negative ideas about South Africa. I soon learned that this wasn’t hard to do. »

The Big Five Animals of Africa

The Big Five Animals of Africa

January 16, 2014, No Comments

Anyone who has gone on an African safari has heard of the “Big 5”. Initially created by hunters to describe the five most difficult creatures to stalk on foot,the term was adopted over time by safari operators for promotional purposes. While the intent behind the Big 5 has changed, the five animals represented still »

Five Quintessential South African Experiences

Five Quintessential South African Experiences

January 15, 2014, 1 Comment

There are some experiences you can have anywhere – sitting on a beach, zip lining, and so on. However, there are some experiences that can only be had in certain places, and South Africa is no exception. Below, I’ve listed five quintessential experiences that can only be done in South Africa, or can best »

A Traveller’s History of South Africa

A Traveller’s History of South Africa

January 14, 2014, 1 Comment

Before you go to South Africa (or anywhere for that matter), it is a good idea to get to know some of the basics about the history of the country. Here is a very brief overview of some of the important dates and events in the history of South Africa.  This is obviously not »