These two timbermen that we hitched with on the back of a big trailer that constantly broke down; knew how to enjoy life. They smoked cigarettes made of newspaper and homemade tobacco and laughed and smiled the whole journey - through rain and dust.Mashingireni, Eastern Highlands.
A fading hope December 18th 2006 The train had stopped.
My thin sarong and I had spent the night in a stillborn struggle against the cold night air that blew through the broken window of our compartment. To be awoken by the chattering of a thousand voices was nothing but a well-earned relief.
A hodgepodge of odds and ends was offloaded in a commotion of big-mamas, then stowed into already cramped taxis and taken to ... read more
Africa » Zimbabwe » Bulawayo The UK annexed Southern Rhodesia from the South Africa Company in 1923. A 1961 constitution was formulated that favored whites in power. In 1965 the government unilaterally declared its independence, but the UK did not recognize the act and demanded ... ... read more