African Adventure 1
The following are merely snippets from the drop down tab:
Some of Our African Adventure
Welcome to Africa
The events here took place a while before we moved back to Africa. Our motivation for returning was primarily a deep-seated longing for the land of our fathers. But if I’m going to be brutally honest here, I think Moz was worried what a major family crisis could do to the phone bill!
There’s always a lot of reporting on the International News about Africa. It’s usually negative; mostly politics or news of a famine, an uprising, or a conflict of some kind or another. Well I can tell you of a thing or two happening in Africa and I’m not even mentioning politics! Moz and I have our own ‘up–to–date’ story running from Africa with breaking news, telephone interviews and nail-biting, edge-of-seat-reality!
As some of you may already know, we have two sons that have made Africa their home. One is in Johannesburg, South Africa and the other son, Josh, lives outside of Harare, where he is a partner in a game capturing company, treating animals (giraffe, buffalo, wildebeest, rhino, sable, lion, roan, impala, elephant, bush buck etc, etc) for ailments and parasites or moving them to other camps, reserves and countries. At the time of this story, Josh was visiting a friend, who was doing veterinary work in Tanzania. We were still in Scotland when I got a phone call and it went something like this…
Outeniqua 2 – Mountain Wilderness Adventure
Completing our mountain wilderness adventure involves bundu bashing on foot. If you want to see how we got to the Outeniquas in the first story, then read here.
Hidden away in this Outeniqua Mountain wilderness; another realm of nature waits for us. First off, the terrain is very different to the fairly flat Savannah we usually encounter. Wild and unfamiliar is the attraction and also part of the problem; to really “see” the cast of this local show means lacing up the hiking boots and saddling up “shanks pony”.