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The Chocolates Of Life

Forrest Gump: My momma always said, "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." These are the chocolates of our lives.

[Books] May you be the Mother of a Hundred Sons – Elisabeth Bumiller

An amazing book on the condition of women in India, written by journalist Elisabeth Bumiller after living for 3 and a half years in India.

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[Documentary] The True Cost

A very strong documentary I came across a few weeks ago that can easily make the ground tremble under your feet.

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[South Africa] The Garden Route

We stayed for 2 days in the Garden Route area, hoping for a nice weather that would allow us to have a proper swim in the sea and some sun-bathing. We were a bit unfortunate and got some rain and clouds instead, but luckily the area has a lot to offer even on a bad weather.

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[South Africa] Cape Town and Its Surroundings

Cape Town was one of the best parts of our trip in South Africa. Maybe because we did some of the things we like the most, staying out in the nature and also enjoying a nice swim, with a perfect summer weather.

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[South Africa] Johannesburg and its surroundings

Johannesburg was our first encounter with South Africa and I have to admit that this city made the earth tremble a bit under my feet, a situation and a reality that rarely happened to me before, at least not at this scale.

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[Books] Nelson Mandela – The Long Walk to Freedom

After visiting South Africa for 2 weeks, reading this book seemed like a natural next step in understanding everything we have seen during the trip.

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The Chocolates of Life Travel Map

Since we’ve already written about so many places we’ve seen, we thought it would be a good idea to put them all on a Google Map.

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[South Africa] A day hiking in the Drakensberg Mountains

One day of our South Africa trip was dedicated to one of the outdoor activities we love the most: hiking. Mountains are always very appealing to us, and since South Africa has some quite high and beautiful ones, we couldn’t have missed such an experience.

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[Books] Alex Perry – The Rift [A new Africa Breaks Free]

This book got into my hands as a recommendation for getting ready for the South Africa trip and it turned out to be a very inspired decision to read this book prior to the departure.

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