Tag Archive: Beach

The ‘simple’ allure of the Wild Coast

Moving back to South Africa has meant a number of things, but just recently it’s meant ‘going on holiday’ during the school holidays! There is one criteria for me and my family –… Continue reading

Is there a sun in Swakopmund?

It was foggy for a third day in a row and I began to wonder what was more illusive in Swakopmund? Rain or sun?

What makes a beach holiday perfect?

After almost a year, we went back to Mozambique – the country we lived in for over 7 years. I cant deny it, but DAMN, it was good! As we crossed the border,… Continue reading

Sun rising over Durban

“Consider that this day will never dawn again.” – Dante

Midnight Rain

And just like that, 2014 has gone! It was a tough year in many ways but while it certainly had it’s ups, I’d like to put my request in for a gentle year… Continue reading

Let’s go to the lake!

We arrived just as the sun was about to set. We wove through the village to our lodge, occasionally sneaking peeks of the lake in between the walls of shoreline houses; with goats,… Continue reading

It’s the journey, not the destination…

I think the journey itself is most exciting. We expect the destination, but we hardly expect what is in between. Sometimes the best times are a long the way!        Do you… Continue reading

I love Mozambique.

I’ve got to be honest. I’m excited about our next move to Malawi; new places to explore, new people to meet, new lessons to learn and of course – new blog material!!! But… Continue reading

How to be a happy Expat

It’s easy to romanticise the Mozambique experience, imagining we all live on the edge of a pristine beach with silky white sands and turquoise water lapping at our feet. We crack open coconuts… Continue reading