South Africa is a spectacularly beautiful country. With its fine wines and superb food, magnificent scenery and distinctive local culture, it has much to offer the visitor. Fly into Johannesburg and learn about the history of apartheid - essential for understanding modern society - with visits to the Apartheid Museum and Soweto. Travel north to Mpumalanga, an area with spectacular landscapes, and stay two nights at a safari lodge deep in the African bush in the Kruger National Park. Move onto Hazyview and visit the Jane Goodall chimpanzee refuge and visit traditional villages with distinctive geometric art designs. Fly onto the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town for three nights of relaxation, fine dining and exploration of the beautiful local area. During the tour there are a range of professional visits and talks. After the tour, there is the option to go wine tasting on the Cape or to visit spectacular Victoria Falls.
Professor Cathy Warwick CBE is General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives. Cathy is also Honorary Professor of Midwifery and an Honorary Professor of Midwifery at Kings College London. In 2006 she was awarded a CBE for services to Midwifery and Healthcare. Cathy lectures, writes and advises on midwifery issues with a particular interest in the organisation of care and the promotion of choice for women. Cathy has travelled widely both on her own and with her family, visiting midwifery units in America, Sri Lanka and South Africa and has previously led successful midwifery study tours to China, India and Cuba.