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GUEST BLOG: The Reluctant Traveller (Part 2)

“Are we nearly there yet?”

Unattributed

From Gondar we travelled to the Simien Mountains. “Simien” is an English transliteration of the Amharic for “northern”, but can apparently also be rendered as “Semen”. 607 more words

Ethiopia

Bushmen and baboons in one post

Next guest of the blog is Rudolph. I met him on facebook group ”Friends without borders – international friendship”. Somehow his post catched my attention immidiately, and after my request he kindly agreed to tell his life story. 282 more words

Travelling

Tropical Paradise

Tropical vegetation, hibiscus blooms, cheerful baboons and multi-colored parrots all around us in this summer, they present in different ways like printing, embroidery and beads details. 82 more words

South Africa: Changes in Perception

Driving a rental car on the left side of the road, behind a steering wheel on the right makes me feel like a dyslexic postal carrier. 385 more words

South Africa

The danger of selfies

First I saw the baboons. The 2 on the left, sitting on a rock watching the humans. The way they were sitting made me think of two people watching a show or something. 163 more words

Cape Town

My Christmas with Chimpanzees - Gombe National Park

This blog post is more of a personal one based on my trip over the Christmas period to Gombe National Park. Myself, along with one other volunteer named Johanne decided to do something different over Christmas and go and visit Gombe on the far west side of the country. 1,806 more words

Hostel Hoff; Moshi; Volunteering; Tanzania

The Naughty Baboons

Another day in the Cape

That afternoon we drove up to the car park at Cape Point, and missed the huge sign on the left that might have saved us our lunch had we seen it.  325 more words

Cape Town