Africa

Back to Africa

April 26, 2015 Jack 0

In our previous four visits to African soil, our experiences have been mixed. One destination was one of our biggest travel disappointments whilst another rewarded… […]

Atlas Mountains

Ten Outstanding Ways to Arrive at a Destination

August 18, 2012 Jack 2

On occasions, the mode of transport that we’ve used to get to a destination has added a tasty dollop of exotic spiciness and adventure to the whole experience. These have been some of our favourite ways to arrive at a destination. […]

Africa

Two Rude Awakenings in Africa

June 28, 2011 Jack 0

Instead of being alarmed because a) someone was knocking on the window and b) the window was on the second storey of the VOI Safari Lodge in Kenya, I grumbled my way out of bed and over to the window and opened the curtains to find […]

Africa

D-I-Y Seafood Dinner in Lamu

June 27, 2011 Jack 0

It was everything I had hoped an Arab trading port to be. Fishermen sat mending nets, small children catapulted themselves, laughing and screaming from canoes into the water and elderly men with equally elderly donkeys transported… […]

Africa

How to Disappoint a Chief on the Tana Delta in Kenya

May 30, 2011 Jack 0

I eased myself from the canoe and into the river, relishing the cooling caress of the jade water on my hot and dusty feet, and slowly waded, Merrells in hand, the few metres to the shore where a bearded man wearing a faded check sarong stood beside a bucket of water. […]