After 15 months of ‘roaming’ here I am back in Glasgow for one more academic year…. at least. It’ll be the longest period of time to settle somewhere in recent times but I am happy to be here. Although not that much time has passed since I left Glasgow I feel as though I have … More Choose Life!
As I sit in the departure lounge awaiting my flight to be called I find myself thinking back, almost 10 years to when I left Zimbabwe originally. Out I set, an educated (or so I thought), tall, (yes, even then!) nervous, eighteen year old. My destination was the exact same as it is today, the … More Complacency
I had wanted to make my blog more than just about travel and I now have the perfect opportunity to do so. This morning I dropped off a dear friend of mine Steph, at Harare airport where she was departing to South Africa for the next part of her exciting adventure here on the African … More A chance encounter…
My travels on this occasion took me a little further South of my homeland, which is Zimbabwe for those of you who don’t know. Together with my beautiful Mom we caught an early flight from Harare to Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city and capital of the Gauteng province. The flight is only an hour and … More Sodwana Bay
My final trip before leaving Zimbabwe took place along the mighty Zambezi once again(I previously visited it at Mana Pools) However Kanyemba is situated much further down the river from Mana Pools, where the borders of Zimbabwe, Zambia and Mozambique meet. The surrounding areas are far more populated than up river and by populated I … More Kanyemba Fishing Camp
Mom and I decided to take a spontaneous trip to Imire, a safari park and rhino conservation area about 100kms from Harare (just outside the town of Marondera) The park has been a rhino conservation and breeding area since the 1980s and has gone from strength to strength despite the volatile political climate of the … More Imire Rhino & Wildlife Conservation
Bearing east out of Harare, this time our destination was near the border between Zimbabwe and Mozambique in the highlands, to the dense forests of Nyanga. Heading along the Mutare road (the town which sits on the border next to Mozambique) we passed many people selling various fruits and vegetables positioned with stalls and baskets … More Nyanga
Last week I went camping with my Mom to a place called Mana Pools, this is one of the National Parks here in Zimbabwe and it is located in the Zambezi Valley which is in the Northern part of the country on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. There is a river which divides the … More Mana Pools