is anyone thinking about the World Cup next year?
I was planning on finally going to Israel on Birthright, but as I have a few years to do that, I'm thinking of turning my attention to Africa. Never been, of course have always wanted to. Never been to a world cup, nor care that much about soccer (though watching the championships in 07 at 3 in the morning in Singapore with a bunch of new friends in a packed bar was a blast) but have always wanted to go to the world cup festivities.
It will be far more crowded and expensive than usual, but I would imagine it would be well worth it to share in Africa's huge moment.
There are so many places I want to visit in Africa it makes my head spin. i"ll probably be able to get 3-4 weeks tops off from work and would love to travel further to the north and east, but I don't want half my trip to be traveling. Maybe head up the coast into Malawi and Kenya? Uganda for gorilla trekking? Madagascar or the Comoros islands? Also very interested in volunteering while over there.
Anyone been and have any advice or interested in heading there next summer?