Pottering Around Africa Phase 3 November 5th 2013 Dear All,
A very warm greeting from the Angolan border, where we are having a day of washing and blogging before turning south. A nearby forest fire in Botswana has burnt itself out, and I have trained an Arrow-marked Babbler, Turdoides jardineli, to eat crumbs from my hat.
We hope this finds you all well, it is hard to imagine a British November currently.
We met a German touri ... read more
Africa » Namibia » Caprivi 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
Two newlyweds driving to Sierra Leone in an old Toyota Land cruiser called Rhubarb! Plan to work there for five months before carrying on down to South Africa via a route not yet planned. One long honeymoon! ... full info