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India by Rail

India by Rail

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Whether you travel like a Prince or a pauper, in India there will be a train to suit your needs and your pocket.  It's poplular and a great way to experience the culture, landscape and the people.   You can dine with a Maharajah on the Rajastan Express or enjoy street food on the platform on...


Being Catherine De Nerve

Being Catherine De Nerve

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"Work is a sideline - Live the holiday I’ll probably never see the Voyager blast off into space, but, it’s like Cape Canaveral in this house as we start the countdown to lift-off on Tuesday. Old habits die hard.   When I was growing up there were certain things that had to be done before...


Gorilla De Ville Goes Camping - Botswana

Gorilla De Ville Goes Camping - Botswana

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“Precious”, promised himself that he would go to the bush in 2014.  Reservations were made with Banks, the Camp Official at the Khwai Community Camp.   This is bush camping at it's best, hard to beat and hard to find.   We camped for eleven nights. N.B here's a link to "Youtube link to...


Have Passport Will Travel

Have Passport Will Travel

Posted in Travel / Musings

For weeks we’ve spoken about nothing except Princess Open Book's holiday to Tofo, Inhambane, Mozambique.   The child’s tired, over-worked, stressed and fatigued and needs to detoxify of all her physical, mental and emotional toxins.   We’ve sent lists of what to haves, what to take, what not to...


Flower Power in Namaqualand

Flower Power in Namaqualand

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There’s nothing as rewarding as a trip to the Namaqualand in spring.  Figuring out when spring has sprung is the question, traditionally we “celebrate” spring day on the 1st September, but, we’ve not informed Nature.   Our experience has been that the best flowers are to be seen during...


Caravan Capers

Caravan Capers

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We're back from Botswana via the Kgalagadi Trans Frontier Park, and what an adventure we had! Not a day past without a mishap or surprise!Thank goodness we were able to keep our fine sense of humour!   AND the world hasn’t ended, winter has come and gone and South Africa still rocks! The...


Actually India!

Actually India!

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A year ago we were persuaded to get to India   So one day whilst surfing the web I spotted some really cheap tickets and while Georgie went off to Town to do the groceries I booked our flights.   1st May we set off to India, after we’d spent 4 days walking in the Kruger National Park. We did...


Les Girls are Frenching It - The Backgound

Les Girls are Frenching It - The Backgound

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Where do I start with this travellogue I wonder? Just a few minutes ago whilst hanging up the washing I thought about the last couple of months, first an epic adventure to India and then France,  son magnifique! India was a life changing experience and left it’s indelible mark on my soul,...


Suikerbossie Guest Farm Meander -  A Review

Suikerbossie Guest Farm Meander - A Review

Posted in Photography / Review / Fish / Travel / The Honey Badger Diaries / Videos

I have friend who knows the lyrics to all the 60’s and 70’s songs and she has the gift of being able to belt out the songs at the drop of a hat. So you say “submarine” and she’ll take that as her cue to sing. She does it anywhere and everywhere. That’s probably given my next sentence...