So after all these months, our trip is upon us! I'm swinging between extreme excitement and extreme panic, but the English weather is certainly helping push me out of the door. According to the BBC, the temperature in Cape Town is currently averaging about 25 degrees Celsius, whereas my back garden looks like this:
You can imagine my excitement to be packing my shorts, sandals and bikinis (although not so thrilled about all the mosquito repellent). Of course I have had to reel in my excitement to make sure I don't over-pack; my rucksack is going to make a great weight-lifting tool as it is;
Of course I'm going to miss all my friends and family,and I'm terrified of all the things that could go wrong, but the next 7 months are going to be amazing. This blog is going to be my way of documenting all our adventures, as well as proving to my parents that I'm still alive. Happy reading!