Category Archive: Africa

Moon Tales – Lagos

In the early hours of 21st January 2019, the full moon was ready to set.But the sun was ready to rise too. Exactly opposite the moon. The shadow cast by the earth fell… Continue reading

The Darkening Of A Continent

Akwaaba. Welcome. While we invite you to share our wonder at the beauty and colour that we found in the very small portion of Ghana that we have explored, we also invite you to… Continue reading

Glimpses of Ghana

The Republic of Ghana in West Africa is located along the Coast of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. The first permanent state in the territory of present-day Ghana dates back to the 11th… Continue reading

Kilimanjaro

Stella Point, Mount Kilimanjaro, October 1st 2017, 6:37 am. Tears of joy welled up in my eyes as I hugged my guide, Sherapin. Many thoughts came rushing into my mind. I missed two people,… Continue reading

Musings At Christmastime

2016 began with a riot of fun. For the first time in many years, the effort that went into setting up our home for Christmas saw fruition with family and friends joining us… Continue reading

Crafting In Compassion

There ARE people in this world who care about wildlife, about the environment. People who, never having visited Africa or Asia, still feel the need to contribute towards the protection of the wildlife… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 6 – Sossusvlei, Dead Vlei

Backtracking from Wolwedans, we  drove 70 kms  towards the Namib Naukluft National Park. Just as we got to the gates, we stopped for fuel. The temperature was just high enough for us to… Continue reading

Kharos, Khurub, The Living Fossil

Namibia is an ancient land with ancient treasures waiting to be discovered. Driving down the C34, in the Skeleton Coast park, we found one of these.A plant that looks like a heap of… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 5 – Off the Coast And To Wolwedans

Next morning we had a delicious breakfast at our bed and breakfast at Swakopmund and began our drive to Wolwedans. This was our penultimate leg of the photography safari organized by David Rogers. The… Continue reading

Namibia, A Road Trip – 4 – Driving the Skeleton Coast to Swakopmund

Reluctantly leaving the beauty of Damaraland behind us, we drove down the coast on the C34 – through the Skeleton Coast Park and the Dorob National Park – towards our sleep-over town – Swakopmund, en… Continue reading

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