The Namib Desert: The Oldest in the World Fifty-five million years. It’s a long time, no matter how you look at it. For 55 million years,
This post talks about a certain wildlife safari in Kenya. There's a video at the end so if you're a fan of moving pictures, hop
Art in Kenya Nairobi. It's one of those city names that grew up alongside me. On books, in the news, in Hollywood films, traveller's tales
When it comes to colour in South Africa, perhaps there’s no better place to start than Bo Kaap. Along the cobbled slopes that tiptoe
The sand I’m standing on is soft and bleached, the type that squeaks beneath your soles if you walk too fast.
Rain. When I first arrived on Desroches Island, the rain stalked and prowled and lurked around like the relentless soundtrack from a gothic horror
The Sahara Desert has a name that lives up to its reputation. Not simply because it sounds rippled and mysterious, but
Desert. It’s a word that used to have two effects on me. First, it conjured up images of parched wastelands and a world of emptiness scorched