African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Ten

That night the local Basotho children's choir performed for us. It was quite stirring stuff. They sung songs of peace and hopefulness with a great deal of emphasis on finding a solution for the poverty and a drug problem that was, surprisingly, becoming more prevalent amongst their youth. They were followed by the local band that … Continue reading African shoestrings – Lesotho Day Ten

African shoestrings – South Africa Day two

After overnighting in the Road Lodge Johannesburg Airport, we collected our wheels the next day and drove away from J'burg as quickly as we could. One of the two most striking things about the roads in South Africa is the number of lunatics that drive on them! These lunatics in Mercs and BMWs and in … Continue reading African shoestrings – South Africa Day two

Native indian dancing at the Day of the Dead festival photo

In past posts I've mentioned the Day of the Dead festival in Mexico. Its also held in other Latin countries as well. However in Mexico it's a really big thing. Even though it's more well known roots are Catholic, it has been traced back to indigenous origins as well which is probably why these guys are so enthusiastic  … Continue reading Native indian dancing at the Day of the Dead festival photo

Bar La Fuente, Guadalajara, Mexico photo

I have generally found that bars are the most interesting places to visit when travelling. There if it's not a tourist hot spot, you usually get to see the locals at play. In Guadalajara the guide books direct you too Bar La Fuente and yet when we where there the were no tourists to been … Continue reading Bar La Fuente, Guadalajara, Mexico photo