African shoestrings – Zimbabwe Day Ninety-Seven Harare

Possum Lodge had such a quaint name for a backpackers hostel that we felt we had to stay there. We ended up in a small (and I mean small) wooden cabin in the back yard listening to something that is described as 'Techno'. The main bar and recreation areas are outside and not that far... Continue Reading →

African shoestrings – Namibia Day Fifty six – Namib desert

Dan Viljoen is a good place for hiking or even just casual walking. We sauntered along the 3 kilometre Wag-n-Bietjie trail to the Stengal Dam enjoying the twittering of birds and the gentle breeze and then at the dam watching a lone wildebeest and a family of warthogs go about their business. The park has... Continue Reading →

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