Inspiration

African experience, meetings, expeditions and travel philosophy.
An English mansion in the Zambian bush

An English mansion in the Zambian bush

A few years ago, at an airport somewhere in Africa, I came across a book called The Africa House. It told the story of an ...
"I think we can stop poaching"

“I think we can stop poaching”

The Black Mambas is the first almost all-female anti-poaching unit in South Africa. Every day the women patrol Balule Private Game Reserve near Kruger National Park ...
It's not about being brave

It’s not about being brave

People often say to us: “so, you left your home country and made travelling your living. You must be very brave.” We usually reply, politely, ...
"Food security is much better now"

“Food security is much better now”

On a trip to Zambia I met with Florence Tembo. To me, she symbolizes the strength of an African farmer. “I provide for a family ...
National park rescued in Rwanda

National park rescued in Rwanda

A trip to Rwanda is always full of new insights. So, I’m not sure why I was even the slightest surprised when, on my way ...
Roads to drive: Angola

Roads to drive: Angola

Driving down the Serra da Leba pass in Angola is like stepping off a cliff. Doing it in the thick fog that often embraces the ...

A Journey Through African Art

Anyone with the slightest interest in art, must head to Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz-Mocca) in Cape Town. Exhibiting 21st century art from ...
Fatalism - the African way

Fatalism – the African way

I can’t tell you how many times I have put my life in other people’s hands, often people who quite clearly should not be entrusted ...
Travel plans for 2018

Travel plans for 2018

Doing what we do, i.e. travelling for a living, requires a certain amount of planning. Or a lot, I should say. Sure, it sounds romantic ...
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