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The Walled City of Disappointment

Well this place is kind of a shit hole.

That’s what I was thinking upon arrival in the famous walled city of Harar in eastern Ethiopia.

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A Hyena Caught in a Gin Trap

On November 6, 1745, Scotsman James Reid, who had been found guilty of treason and inciting a riot, was hanged in York. Reid had been a participant in the Jacobite Uprising that sought to restore the Stuart dynasty (and Catholicism) to the British throne, an uprising that finally failed at the Battle of Culloden in the Highlands of Scotland. 669 more words


Puppies and hyena mums play before sundown

Coming out from their culvert home beneath the Kruger access road, mothers chilled out with their young.

The chocolate coloured pup is very young and hasn’t yet developed his spots. 69 more words


Cute baby animals with zebras, lions and a "Tusker"!

Our guide from Jocks took us out before sunrise and what a feast for wildlife enthusiasts!

Lions by resting the waterhole were a highlight:

But first Estian, our guide pointed out a trio of distant zebra. 111 more words



To their amazement the hyena
could sit and listen to Chopin or Bach—
the Nocturnes, the Preludes,
whatever, even Debussy’s Le Mer—
and see them as ancient maps… 60 more words


Ngweshla cold

“Is it too hot in Africa?” is the question I get asked most often by people in Latin America. They have the image of lush forests and the very hot places of Central and West Africa, white man’s grave. 1,229 more words

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