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OOur road-trip through South Africa continues and we’re in the wilderness. No, literally, we’re in ‘Wilderness’, a small town in South Africa’s Western Cape Province, part of the popular Garden Route and the perfect base for us to explore the magical underground world of Cango Caves near Oudtshoorn.


The huge Cango Caves are one of the Seven Wonders of Southern Africa and began forming more than 20 million years ago! Filled with weird and wonderful stalactite and stalagmite formations, a visit to the caves is an eery and stunningly beautiful experience.

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