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Robert’s Wild Flowers of Northern Portugal

Posted by on September 18, 2012 in Featured Destinations | 0 comments

Robert’s Wild Flowers of Northern Portugal

The countryside in Northern Portugal is mountainous and beautiful. We were there in spring so the country was green, although the vines had only just begun to develop leaves, but the wild flowers had started to appear. Lavender grows wild. (The only other place that I have seen this is Algeria). The major roads are very good with highways that have clearly been built using EU money wisely but the minor roads are a challenge. The farmers grow deciduous fruit trees and the sweetest of oranges, apart from the grapes which are extensive...

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Places in South Africa that people normally seldom get to see by Robert Fowlds

Posted by on September 18, 2012 in Featured Destinations | 0 comments

Angela and I recently travelled 5500 km during 3 weeks in March, visiting some very special places in South Africa that are not generally seen by normal South Africans! We left Durban early to spend the first night at Philippolis, south of Bloemfontein. Our purpose was to visit John Varty’s Tiger Project about 25 km outside of the town. We stayed in a historic house that belonged to Adam Kok, the famous Griqua Chief (Kaptein) where he stayed when the region was still Griqualand West, before he left to establish Kokstad in Griqualand East....

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Roberts trip to Russia

Posted by on September 17, 2012 in Featured Destinations | 1 comment

Trans-Siberian Golden Eagle Luxury Express Train ~ August 2012. They advertise this as “Voyages of a Lifetime on a private train”, which is exactly what it is. Angela and I enjoyed a fantastic trip from the end of July to mid-August, travelling eastwards from Moscow to Vladivostok. We also choose to go in summer as the winter trips are probably just about seeing lots of snow and ice and drinking lots of vodka on a warm train. We also drank lots of very good vodka now in the summer. During summer, the days are long, the weather is good and...

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Our New Website

Posted by on August 30, 2012 in Newsletter | 0 comments

Our New Website

Owner, Sonja Newlands, welcomes you to her new Website. Sonja has been in the inbound tourism industry for over 15 years of which 9 have been spend with her company, Africa Tour, an inbound company specializing in corporate incentives and leisure travel to Africa. Unashamed Travel is a new division to the all ready established company. Let us know what you think of our new website. Please keep checking back for our specials and Guest blogs on featured destinations. Unashamed Travel….absolute and unwavering commitment to...

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