Swakopmund, Namibia Sand, Seals, and a Breathtaking Freefall

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Rate our ReviewsBefore visiting, when I pictured Namibia, I thought of game parks, indigenous tribes, and uninhabited desert as far as the eye can see.  You can find plenty of that, don’t get me wrong, but what I never expected was a photogenic, colonial town full of adventure activities and German culture.  This was Swakopmund, […]

An Ode to the Breathtaking Sossusvlei Desert of Namibia

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Rate our ReviewsFive thirty a.m.  The first glow of warmth was just starting to color the sky above the dunes.  The truck pulled up to a nondescript dune in the middle of the predawn desert and we were instructed to run if we wanted to see sunrise from the top.  It felt like running through […]

The beatury of Victoria Falls,Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls-Zambia AND Zimbabwe MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

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Rate our Reviews“The whole scene was extremely beautiful….but scenes so lovely must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight.” So said David Livingstone, the famed explorer, when he first saw Victoria Falls in 1855. It’s now 2015,where mass communications and information technology places many of the world’s wonders a Google search away. But the visceral […]

Mauritius…… behind the PhotoShop of Heaven in Paradise

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Rate our ReviewsMauritius….The famous American author, Mark Twain said, “God created Mauritius first, and then made a copy, which he called Heaven”. Was that true? I had the opportunity to stay in Mauritius for two months with a native family.  For me, it was something more than a holiday spot, it was everyday life.

Building a library in Tanzania Part V – Looking back…and to the future

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Rate our ReviewsOn 29th July 2016 we returned from Tanzania having achieved what we’d set out to do. Most obviously, of course, we’d finished a library for the kids of the KYGN School, who were now able to read, borrow and access 1000 books between them – something they could only have dreamed about for […]