Livingstone, Zambia - The Heart of Africa! November 5th 2011 “My friend was driving alone at night not far from here,” said the taxi driver as we drove back to our hotel in the outskirts of Livingstone. “He was going too quickly and did not know there was an elephant ahead. By the time he realised, it was too late and he crashed into it.” Angela and I made suitable sounds of awe and wonder at the thought of such a thing happening and so the driver c ... read more
Africa » Zambia » Livingstone The territory of Northern Rhodesia was administered by the South Africa Company from 1891 until it was taken over by the UK in 1923. During the 1920s and 1930s, advances in mining spurred development and immigration. The name was changed to Zambia up... ... read more
My aim was to visit at least 100 countries, and with Brazil, I finally did it. I'm now loitering at 104. Or is it 105, I lose count...
Unlike a lot of fellow travellers, I tend to only dip my feet into a country, quite often only staying a day or two before heading off somewhere else.
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In 2013 I published an e-book entitled The Red Quest, detailing my mission to visit each and every country of the former Soviet Union. Along the way I sa... full info