This year we were sure to do exactly what we needed. Though we usually prefer to go somewhere new, we chose to return to one of our favourite places in Mozambique, a place that gently pulls you in, takes you under its wing and slows you right down!
I know the quote well, the one that says it’s about the journey and not the destination. In our case, the destination was as important! We’d been road tripping with our young kids for a solid 8 days and their sense of humour was rapidly waning. At this […]
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 – and that’s to feel like we’re the only people in the world and that we […]
That’s the thing about leaving somewhere that made you happy…you start taking those inconspicuous moments, those small memories and you polish them up like a street market strawberry! You compare, you pine for, you second guess and you become the classical ‘when-we!’ I dont for one minute regret […]
We just winged it! It’s probably not the best way to approach a holiday in the desert with a 4 and 6 year old and during the peak tourism season. But that’s how we ‘rolled’ this trip! We landed in Windhoek on a very cold winter’s night and […]
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, I whipped out my camera – snapping away like old times. With every big broad […]
When I visit the Vumba Mountains, I feel like I’m being swept up in a fairy-tale, a make belief world! For me this enchanting land stirs up the memories and imagination of a child; with mist that pours over the mountain edges like frothy white milk, monkey ropes […]