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International Travel By On August 7, 2018

10 things an overland trip through Africa is NOT (and 20 things it most certainly is).

“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” Alexander Pope   It is a fact that unfulfilled or unrealistic expectations are the mother of all disillusionment.   We meticulously planned and saved up for our bucket list overland trip through East Africa. I can still remember the nights beside a crackling fire with wine in hand…

International Travel By On June 27, 2018

Silent witnesses of time in Botswana

Mariska Ford (December 2013)   Our journey began when my new romantic companion asked me to join him on an overland safari. I was in love and extremely excited about my first visit to Botswana. We met up with the rest of our convoy and began our epic journey through this spectacular country. We visited Nata, Kasane, Chobe, Savuti and…