Tag Archives: Africa

Apologies to my regular readers!!


So sorry to clog your inbox with a translated repeat of the same blog – I have been asked to do a bit of market research to see how many people in specific areas of the world would read a … Continue reading

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El tráfico en Dar es Salaam


He escrito sobre los peligros del tráfico de Dar es Salaam. Nos trataron de nuevo ayer, esta vez tomando el ferry, pero el viaje todavía nos llevó cerca de 7 horas ida y vuelta, sólo para comprar algo de comida … Continue reading

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Cry my beloved country – South Africa


Two weeks ago Kobus and I had to take a short trip to South Africa – much-needed and wanted, and long overdue!  We left for Tanzania some 4 months earlier, and although the boys have been here during their university … Continue reading

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A tour through Dar traffic!!


I have written about the hazards of the Dar es Salaam traffic.  We tried again yesterday, this time taking the ferry, but the trip still took us about 7 hours there and back, just to buy some food for the … Continue reading

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Ruaha – probably the most exquisite gem in Tanzania, and often overlooked in favour of the more well-known Serengeti


This is part two of our trip into Tanzania this past week – a much deserved soul-break for Kobus and I. I quote from the brochure we were given by Sarah, the manageress at Kwihali Camp, after one of her … Continue reading

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Africa – First World vs Third World


Just for the fun of it – The Seli, pictured in my header,  has been lying rusting in Table Bay for a few years now – have a look and enjoy!  http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=462126653819125 I grew up in a small town, called … Continue reading

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Tapestry of Africa – a visual delight


AFRICA is such a diverse continent, encompassing so many varied lifestyles, climates, landscapes – enjoy the visual tour!  Viva Africa! Related articles Africa – a stupendously beautiful, glorious, cruel, magnificent, hot, feverish continent (suletta.com) The tale of a tapestry (britishmuseum.org)

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The week that was: Zanzibar before all the disasters


Before the sinking of the Skagit, or the pain of the sea urchins  and Sakkie getting such snot sickness (flu) – apparently rife this time of year in Dar es Salaam, as it is considered their winter as well, we … Continue reading

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Africa – a stupendously beautiful, glorious, cruel, magnificent, hot, feverish continent


My boys are here from South Africa, and I am occupied!  I do want to share some beautiful, haunting pictures of Africa until I write again.  So here are snippets of Africa:  from Sudan to South Africa, Cape Town to … Continue reading

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“Climax” on a hospital wall??


We have had a rough ride, that is for sure.  Leaving kids, family, goods, lifestyle and country is not for sissies!  And then to wait for answers about the exact location we will end up, not knowing a soul, working … Continue reading

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