Month: December 2015

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Out of Africa

We were headed on a bus for Johannesburg, South Africa, the most developed country in southern Africa. The trip was meant to be 17 hours but ended up lasting 22 hours after 4 hours trying to cross the… Read More

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A day in the life of a Twala volunteer

We are floating down a meandering river on a bed of reeds passing all sort of animals. But as there calls become clearer we are aware they are all farm animals. Pigs, ducks, chickens, the honks of geese… Read More

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Twala: A New Beginning

Rounding out our time in Zimbabwe we spent some time volunteering at an animal sanctuary. We weren’t sure what we signed up for initially as there was a bi-polar dog, a duiker who thinks it’s a dog, a… Read More

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The Smoke That Thunders

Late November 2015 The alarm squawked to announce our impending departure, but we were already stirring. It was not uncommon for us to have less than 5 hours sleep on this overland trip and so at 3.30am we… Read More

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Malawi to Zambia

Late November 2015 Border have become so routine for us now there is little excitement when we finally get the stamp. The officials just want to see the money and once other (painstaking) formalities have been completed we… Read More