Through the Desert on a Horse Named Carrots

We were in the middle of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans when the endorphins began to take hold. I remember saying something like, “I could ride on forever!” This wasn’t Fear & Loathing but the desert of the Kalahari isn’t too unlike the Mojave in Hunter S Thompson’s novel. Instead of a red convertible, our vehicles were horses that hailed from all over southern Africa – Malawi, Botswana, ...

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Boys, Meerkats and the Concept of Time

There is a quote that reads, Time spent in nature is never wasted. Sigmund Freud believed that it was time with cats that was never a waste. So, I guessed, while planning a trip with the boys, you surely cannot go wrong with both cats, well, meerkats, and the wilderness. We piled bags, cricket bats, Boon Boon the Velveteen Rabbit and road trip snacks into the car and headed from our home at ...

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