Sunday in the Wild September 2nd 2008 Sunday dawned bright and clear, and I crawled out of bed far earlier than I’d have liked. Nominally a day of rest, some jobs still need to be done, and today I had agreed to drive our new cheetah keeper; Kate; on the rounds of all our pens, checking for damage to the fences.
From the office it’s 24 km to the big enclosure on our neighbouring farm of Bellebenno, and the road wends its way t ... read more
Africa » Namibia » Waterberg South Africa occupied the German colony of South-West Africa during World War I and administered it as a mandate until after World War II, when it annexed the territory. In 1966 the Marxist South-West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO) guerrilla gr... ... read more
This journal is a place to record my travels and the adventures along the way. It doesn't get updated all that often, but I'm gratified to see that quite a lot of people do seem to read it.
I have travelled in Europe, Asia, North America and the Middle East but my principle love is sub-Saharan Africa. From the moment I first set foot there in 2004 (Kenya) I fell completely and utterly in love with the place. I feel very much as if I have left a piece of my heart here and I have to keep returning. As I write these words I not only have travelled through ten African countries from Ethiopia i... full info