Archive for the ‘Zambia’ Category

For your entertainment and at least partly for my nostalgia, I kept a list traveling from Cape Town to Cairo of various interesting statistics. It makes for a colourful two minute retelling of the course of events.

After on and off storms chasing my activities at Livingstone, it was an African-blue sky that watched over the hours-long bus ride from Livingstone to Lusaka. Lusaka would not be my destination today though. A tiny dot of a town – nay, a village – called Chisekesi would be my final hop off point. “Are   Read More …

The flame trees outside the Dar es Salaam train station are some of the most beautiful plants i’ve seen in days – more so as their orange flowers lick the deep blue of the sky, cloudless. It’s hardly fitting that here, in this loud and beautiful contrast of colours, our family must come to an   Read More …

I have been neglectful in posting stories, but have pages and pages filled with thoughts and images of the things I have seen and am absolutely bursting to share. Tomorrow is a train ride from Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia, which ends on Friday in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. There will be rest and a   Read More …

For the abysmal failure at a-post-a-day, I apologise. Partly finding Internet is not so easy (what was I thinking), but its also been perfectionism on my part at not being able to really tell the stories as what they mean, more than simple narrative. I realise now that the reflective stuff on what it all   Read More …

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