Namibia in a week

Ok, small pool may be a better description. The driver eventually decided to take the plunge, and drove through the centre of it at speed, creating quite a wave. Should I? Shouldn’t I? Ours was no 4 x 4, it was a sweet little VW

Kilwa Sea Rescue

Kilwa Sea RescueIf the place that you’re boating in doesn’t have any rescue facilities, and you develop a problem, what do you do?In South Africa, the NSRI (National Sea Rescue Institute) is so synonymous with sea and ocean rescues: – with pleasure cruises going wrong, shipping disasters and any other water orientated ill that mayContinue reading “Kilwa Sea Rescue”

Mozambique – of cashews, diving, and self inflicted traffic fines.

The children are grown up, and they live scattered around the world, but they do like getting together for family trips. My daughter, wanted to dive with whale sharks; the chosen destination was the Tofo Bay area in Mozambique. Plans were put together. ‘Us girls will fly to Vilanculos, the boys can drive, and pickContinue reading “Mozambique – of cashews, diving, and self inflicted traffic fines.”

The Tanganyika Treks – Trekking away from the English

The names of all the families who trekked away from the English after the Second Anglo Boer War, are etched into the stone work…