The bald eagle has landed - in Johannesburg April 17th 2007 Flights April 17thKatherine Howell Made our way through customs without a hitch despite me looking a little suspicious with a very short new hair do (hence the delightful new nickname above - thanks Brigid!!) and carrying the travel guitar in a case that makes it look more like a rifle (or the baboon gun, as Justin calls i ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Gauteng » Johannesburg After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
2007: Procrastinating from real life and the prospect of more exams for a year. Living in Kilifi, Kenya with my sister Brigid, working in malaria research, learning swahili and travelling round east Africa.
2008: Back in Australia, back at work, and spending most of my time out of work studying for exams in March 2009. Still managing to get away a bit...
2009: Exams done. Just back from a trip to Turkey and Kenya. Blogs to follow.
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