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South Africa - Guidebook recommendation and other ??

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Hi,

I am just beginning to think about a trip to South Africa next year (or possibly the first half of 2019) -- need to do LOTS of research because this is definitely outside my experience/knowledge.

My first basic Questions to get me started:
1) Are there one or two specific guidebooks recommended for basic/background info?

2) Think I want mainly Capetown, wine region(s) and some sort of safari experience -- but I'd like to limit the trip to 2 weeks max total - so only 10-12 days in country. Is this possible?

3) Have a basically open calendar so which would be the best month(s) for this?

4) I'm pretty sure I want to stick to Malaria free areas - can I get a decent safari/animal viewing experience with that limitation?

5) Are there any safari companies that don't have HUGE single supplements?

Phew -- that was more than I thought I'd ask this first go round :) OK - any help/hints to point me in the right direction?

thanks

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