Africa here I come!

Cape Town

Wheee! I am going to Africa! Our company won a trip to Cape Town and I was allowed to go, all expenses covered. Its kind of unreal, I’ve never been that far south.

Its only a week but I don’t have word for how much I look forward to this. *bouces all over the place*

Now I have to figure out how to send images directly from my cellphone to my blog.

Is it hot there now? What does business casual dress code mean? (tie?) (there will be some work) What should I not forget to do down there? Google!!?!??

(The image to the left is taken by Andreas Tusche)

Øyvind Lasse Høysæter

Born in 1971, fell in love with computing in 1983 because of Sinclair's masterpieces. Continued on the magic surrounding the C64, Amiga and moved to the PC world in 1990. Loves science fiction, programming, astronomy, my family and my job. (developer) :)

12 Responses

  1. Nicole says:

    This is gorgeous!
    Great !
    Congratulations :D!
    No idea for the dress code though.

  2. Lynne says:

    How exciting! What part of Africa are you going to?

  3. oyvind says:

    Thanks Nicole 🙂 I’ll ask some collegues, they are into such stuff.

    Hey Lynne! Cape Town, South Africa.

  4. Ren B says:

    Don’t forget taking two showers per day. lol that’s what we do in hot weather. Sometimes even three. 😛

    Have fun. Don’t avoid going out during the day if possible. Enjoy the restaurants, check local music.

    Just some tips. 🙂

  5. oyvind says:

    Hey Ren thanks for dropping by! And thanks for the tips, I really look forward to the restaurants and music.

  6. A. says:

    How wonderful! I haven’t been back to Africa since I was a child of 12 years old. I’d dearly love to be there too.

  7. Traderman says:

    Welcome to Africa Ovind Hope you enjoy your stay. Smart casual means open neck shirt, long trousers, and shoes and socks no jacket or tie required.

    Take any security warnings seriously as our country is unfortunately rife with criminals who prey on tourists.

  8. Stine says:

    Gratulerer!!! Og god tur!

  9. oyvind says:

    Tusen takk Stine! 🙂

  10. Bobby says:

    Lucky! Sounds like fun. Iv always wanted to goto africa. Enjoy your trip.

  11. Schubsta says:

    Enjoy your trip lucky guy. Have a nice stay.

  12. Jackie says:

    I am sure you will have a great time. Cape Town is wonderful both scenery wise and tons of things to do. Try and go up Table Mountain by cable car if the weather permits or a tour to the furthest point South on the African continent, its a great drive.

    As the weather quite changeable this time of year being Autumn, make sure you bring a warm jacket as well as your sun screen 🙂

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