Tag: Africa

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Made in Mauritius

Early January 2016 The Mascarene Islands are three distinct volcanic islands that lie off the east coast of Africa. Beyond Madagascar these beautiful islands of Reunion (links), Mauritius and Rodrigues are spectacular in design. We left the soaring… Read More

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Reunion Interior

December 2015 & January 2016 There’s something satisfying about hiking. Not just the casual stroll type, but the one where each step is carefully placed and each breath brings a new surge of energy to your aching body…. Read More

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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