I love it when a lack of a plan comes together
You may remember that in April I used frequent flyer points to fly to Johannesburg where I would meet the rest of the group for our Botswana safari. As is often the case when redeeming points for flights the choices were limited – there simply wasn’t availability on the exact dates I wanted to travel so I had to compromise. The outbound part of the journey would give me two nights in Johannesburg before flying to Maun; this was great as I wanted to get a taste of the city and stay at the fabulous Peech Hotel. Getting back after Botswana was trickier; but eventually I snapped up a seat back on the 28th. This left me with five days to fill – which I was sure would not be a problem.
Initially I considered staying in Jozi and really getting to know the city – this would have definitely been great but I wanted to see more. A road trip beckoned…
Read the rest of this article here: Self-driving in South Africa: Part 1 – Johannesburg to Graskop
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