Tag Archive: adventure

Go treasure hunting at Msikaba

In the blackness of the hull, over 300 slaves cling to each other in fear as the old Portuguese cargo ship seems to climb and fall off mountains of water. Above, the passengers… Continue reading

The Incredible Journey to Rhodes village

My camera bag (minus the camera) was behind us, left in a cloud of dust on a quiet dirt road somewhere in the Eastern Cape. We motored on. The road trip had just… Continue reading

When to break the budget: Madagascar

  There is one of them in every family! The budget controller! In our case, it’s my husband. My husband can stick to a budget no matter what or no matter where! He… Continue reading

What you need to know about Car rental and road travel in Madagascar

Other than a fear of not being able to communicate in Madagascar with our terrible French and zero knowledge of Malagasy, there was only one other thing about planning our  Madagascar trip that… Continue reading

Our Madagascar family road trip in a 1987 Peugeot Station wagon

We’d waited a year and a half to do this trip and the excitement we felt as a family was almost palpable. The kids had watched the movie ‘Madagascar’ at least 20 times… Continue reading

An Impromptu 3 day Pony trek into Lesotho

To give myself credit, I had absolutely no idea what was about to take place. When I arrived I thought I was going deep into  the Lesotho mountains in the luxury of a… Continue reading

Mom and kids gone wild in Liwonde

You’re home alone with the kids. Do you stay home or do you pack a bag and go somewhere you’ve never been before?

Spotting Springbok in Etosha Salt Pan

We rolled into the park, armed with binoculars, camera’s and chips to keep the kids quiet! Within 100 metres of entering Etosha Park, there seemed to be a steady flow of elephants, zebra… Continue reading

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