Thursday 02/11/17: I think I'm too loud for Namibia. The west African country is approximately 3 times bigger than the UK but only 2.4 million people live here as opposed to the c. 64 million that call the UK home. To put it another way, Namibia only has two people per square kilometre! Two very … Continue reading It’s oh so quiet, shhh, shhh!
Wednesday 01/11/17: Rolling, rolling, rolling! I take the crack of dawn shuttle from wearisome Windhoek and head to Swakopmund on the coast. We got back from the desert safari yesterday and despite having the best dinner I've had yet in Africa (and tremendous company in the shape of Michelle, Michael and Audrey to whom I … Continue reading Serenity in Swakopmund
Sunday 29/10/17: I'm hungover after overindulging at Windhoek’s Octoberfest last night (hundreds of white Germans in the middle of Africa playing eurotrash music, riding a bucking bronco and eating schnitzel - surreal!) and I'm in a bad mood because it's crazy hot and I've been unable to finalise any plans or tours for the next … Continue reading Desert magic
Friday 27/10/17 10am: After a brilliant adrenalin-filled week in Livingstone with some lovely new friends, I'm back on the move. I've had an awesome time in Zambia but my liver's grateful that I'm leaving! I'm on an intercape coach for the next 20-ish hours crossing the border from Zambia to Namibia. The ground outside already … Continue reading Livingstone leaving Livingstone
Today's the day! After twelve and a half years, I've just eaten my last "Happy Friday" roll and sausage and it's my last day with Shell. It's the end of an era! I'll definitely be crying later but right now I want to document my broad plan for the next six months. I would happily plan this to … Continue reading The Plan…ish