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Fish River – Day 3 29th November '19

“Anna, are you awake?” “Mmmm, shhhh, not really.” It was about 4 o’clock in the morning and I had had the worst sleep ever, that is if I had actually got to sleep. My bunged up nose was feeling better I just wanted to get out of this campsite, the campsite of doom. “Anna,” I…read more…

Fish River – Day 2 23rd October '19

The moon woke me up, it was extraordinarily bright. I have to say I was a little bit disorientated, where on earth was?  I had been in that deep a sleep.  I was amazed at how much I could see, simply by moonlight.  I heard the plop of fish in the nearby pool that we…read more…

The Fish River Canyon Hike, Enjoyable or an Endurance? How it All Started… 11th September '19

My thigh muscles were in spasms and I was wondering how I was ever going to complete the 90 km trek.  The temperature was well into the 30s and there was limited shade and water.  What a ridiculous idea to celebrate my 50th birthday by walking the Fish River Canyon, what on earth was I…read more…

Spend a Morning in a Swazi School, and Test Your Knowledge 15th May '19

This was my third trip with Traveleyes, a company that organises visually impaired (VI) people to go on holiday. Many years ago I had approached the company as I was sure that eSwatini would make a great destination for VIs. The main issue is convincing VIs that a safari is not all about seeing the…read more…

Fishing the Okavango 12th March '19

Okavango

Fishing?  Why on earth would I want to go fishing? Admittedly I have never really done any proper fishing before, I remember as a child fishing for crabs in rock pools in North Wales and I vaguely remember doing a spot of fishing in a lake in France, but it is all rather hazy.  I…read more…

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