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The adventure in South Africa continues - healthcare, signs and new friends

Our adventure journey through South Africa continues. We take the opportunity to tell you a bit about what happens behind the scenes - about encounters with health care, about interesting signs on the road and about new wonderful friends we get to know!

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Visiting Tsitsikamma National Park in South Africa

Tsitsikamma National Park is a stunning national park on the coast of South Africa, famous for its beautiful suspension bridges. You can also enjoy kayaking, hiking, wildlife viewing and all kinds of action-packed adventures.

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Gated community - freedom or prison for the rich?

Is a gated community - a collection of homes inside locked gates - a freedom or a prison for the wealthy residents? The idea, of course, is that security and protection should provide a sense of safety and freedom. But could it also be the other way round, that the gates and barbed wire constitute a prison?

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Jeffreys Bay and St Francis Bay in South Africa - holiday feeling deluxe

Jeffreys Bay and St Francis Bay are two beautiful towns on the South African coast. We made an excursion here for the day, while staying in our friends' summer house, not far from here. A lovely day!

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Sunny destinations and the winners of the Grand Travel Award

New week and Monday again. What does that mean? Well, travel news here at FREEDOMtravel of course! We present a selection of the week's press releases and alternate with things we have learnt about in other ways. Stay tuned!

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Nieu-Bethesda in South Africa - art, fossils and charming accommodation

Nieu-Bethesda is a small and incredibly charming village, secluded in the mountains of the Eastern Cape in South Africa. This little place has a lot to offer: charming accommodation, art, an artist's museum and a fossil centre.

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Bethulie in South Africa - in the footsteps of the Boer War

Bethulie is a small town in the centre of South Africa that has much more to offer than we first realised. The Royal Hotel Bethulie is a genuine and special gem, filled with 120,000 books. What's more, the owner, who is the author of numerous history books, can tell you about the sometimes gruesome history of the Boer War and its infamous concentration camps.

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Everyday life on the long journey (lovely view at work)

We are not only a tourist here in South Africa, but there is also a lot of everyday life on the long journey. We have to work and fix a lot of practical things all the time. Today, Friday, we take the opportunity to tell you about life "behind the scenes" ... Happy Friday!

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Preparing your motorhome for spring - 5 points

Is it almost time to prepare your campervan for spring? For us it's not quite time yet, as we're still travelling around South Africa, but we've already started thinking about and planning for spring and summer motorhome trips.

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Why are we so bad at appreciating what is good in Sweden?

No, all is not well in Sweden. Crime is rising, healthcare queues are long and the winter is eternally long. But still, there is a lot that is quite good, if we look at it all from a slightly larger perspective. Aren't we a little bad at appreciating that?

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