Category Archives: Africa

Two Tribes

I am fascinated by Africa, by its people and its diversity of culture. A history of Apartheid, slavery and homogenous tribes. Africa is where mankind is thought to have begun, and 400,000 years after the emergence of Homo sapiens, this country still holds an aura of mystery and fascination. Having read about the Himba tribe… Continue Reading…

Hypnotised

‘Snakes?’ I ask, wiggling my hand vertically, mimicking the moves of a cobra. ‘Snakes finished,’ replied the tall, skinny Moroccan beckoning me to sit down on a plastic stool. Disappointed, I sit and wait for the evening entertainment. The sun has set on Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech’s famous tourist square. Gone are the snake charmers and… Continue Reading…

Hypnotised

‘Snakes?’ I ask, wiggling my hand vertically, mimicking the moves of a cobra. ‘Snakes finished,’ replied the tall, skinny Moroccan beckoning me to sit down on a plastic stool. Disappointed, I sit and wait for the evening entertainment. The sun has set on Jemaa el Fna, Marrakech’s famous tourist square. Gone are the snake charmers and… Continue Reading…

Morocco

Want to know how to survive in the confusing labyrinth of Marrakech or whether there’s more to the Atlas Mountains than just rest and relaxation? Check out my blog once I explore the North African country of Morocco. Coming soon….  

Morocco

Want to know how to survive in the confusing labyrinth of Marrakech or whether there’s more to the Atlas Mountains than just rest and relaxation? Check out my blog once I explore the North African country of Morocco. Coming soon….  

Goodbye Africa

So, my adventure in Africa has come to an end. It’s hard to believe I arrived in Cape Town 40 days ago, a pale, excited tourist and have been transformed into a sun burnt, hardcore camper,  travelling through numerous borders since. I’ve trekked 30km across Malawi; danced with a witchdoctor; tackled some locals; paraglided across… Continue Reading…