Top 5 travel stories of the week

2014-07-18 14:04

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Cape Town - A turbulence-hit SAA flight, the Big 5 turning on each other and weird vending machines.

These are the five stories that got our readers clicking this week:

5. 7 Really weird vending machines

Cupcakes, goldbars and slops on the go? These are the weirdest vending machines we've ever come across.

4. Pics of the supermoon over South Africa

Check out these gorgeous pics of last Saturday's supermoon rising over Cape Town.

3. Travellers warned of hijacking risk near Cape Town airport

Two incidents involving an airport employee and a pilot in the last month have prompted a warning for travellers headed to Cape Town. 

2. PICS: A brutal showdown in the wilds of Zimbabwe

A cocky elephant calf tries to charge a lion, but ends up feeling the full wrath of the king.

1. SAA flight to Hong Kong 'worst flight ever' 

A reader has shared an instagram pic of damage caused by the severe turbulence experienced during an SAA flight en route to Hong Kong.

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