They Own Cattle but Own No Land

“They own cattle but own no land.” These are the words my host uttered to me upon showing me to the quaint cottage room near a misty dam. Quite a bizarre statement to hear for a city slicker like myself. I was unfamiliar with this kind of problem. A problem experienced in the hinterlands surroundingContinue reading “They Own Cattle but Own No Land”

Mauritania Travels on my Mind: A Desert Expedition

There is something invigorating about sleeping under the night’s warm blanket on the desert floor. A natural bedroom covered in stars, revealing the nightly secrets of the mighty Sahara. Landing at the airport in a military coup Our group had landed in the little acclaimed Islamic Republic of Mauritania in the midst of a militaryContinue reading “Mauritania Travels on my Mind: A Desert Expedition”

A Most Pleasurable Zanzibar Island Holiday

Stone Town is the only functioning historical city in east Africa that is much the same as it was 200 years ago and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Zanzibar Is Unique It is not clichéd to label this island as unique. Zanzibar had the first steam locomotive in East Africa, was the first regionContinue reading “A Most Pleasurable Zanzibar Island Holiday”