Monthly Archives: January 2011

Geckos in the Garden, Snails in the Shower

Ahhhhh Mozambique!!  What a great week!  I’m back in Jo-burg now and preparing for the next adventure, Tanzania and Mt. Kilimanjaro, but need to catch up on what happened last week in the SUN. I arrived in Inhambane, Mozambique via … Continue reading

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The Greatest Game

I have read another book.  I have been reading quite a bit recently.  Three and a half books in the last 10 days of 2010, and now one and a half in the first 10 of 2011. The first four … Continue reading

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No sun in Sabie

It’s raining.  After a very nice morning, it’s now 4 in the afternoon and it started raining nearly 3 hours ago . . . this might make the average backpacker restless and upset, however, I have already hiked down a … Continue reading

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Jo-Burg or Bust!

After the hectic storm that blew through Victoria West, the sun returned and the sunset was beautiful.  I spent the evening dancing around my rondavel, making dinner, and listening to country and celtic music.  Pure solitary glory! The next day … Continue reading

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Karoo Klouds

I’m back inland, and back in the Karoo.  In the extremely sleepy town of Victoria West (the dwarf could live quite happily here) that lies on the N12 about 1/3 of the way between Cape Town and Johannesburg, I’ve made my … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Just wanted to wish everyone a very HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2010 has certainly been a great year for me, and the past few weeks have really tested my grit to see if this whole “sell up, leave home, and just … Continue reading

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