After tea, the local San gave us a demonstration of their dancing. Almost all the dances celebrated their one with nature and their thanking of the animals in keep them alive. Their dances depicted Ostrich, Pigeon and, clearly their favourite, Hunting the Oryx; maybe because they all piled on top of the unlucky dancer when they caught him!
Music was supplied by the singers and rhythm by the seed pods attached around the dancers' legs and clapping.
Day 3: Windhoek to Ghanzi March 30th 2008 Dawn broke - but was fixed in time for my alarm to go off at 06h45. I’d slept well, my sleep punctuated by the constant singing of the grasshoppers. After a hot shower, I donned the same set of clothes worn yesterday and headed to breakfast. Never having been to Namibia before, I wasn’t sure what to expect and was rather surprised by the sumptuous feast laid on. Unfortunately, after several da ... read more
Africa » Botswana » Ghanzi District » Ghanzi Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. Four decades of uninterrupted civilian leadership, progressive social policies, and significant capital investment have created one of the mos... ... read more
Having been made an offer I couldn't refuse, I left 30 years of (office) work behind and now 'work' outdoors.
As Nehru so neatly said, we live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Thus, with eyes open and asking questions, I hope to continue learning through experience and travel, as these are as education in themselves.
Happy reading - I shall be happy travelling ...
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