Jenny’s Blog

Bungee Jumping at Victoria Falls 15th February '18

I stood with my back to Charlotte as I had my feet strapped together and then tied to the end of a double bungee cord. I had, very stupidly, agreed to do a double bungee jump with Charlotte. I looked over my shoulder to make some witty remark, to cover up my nervousness about the…read more…

Planning Your Safari 5th December '17

Imagine that you are on safari in Africa, the sun is shining on the Africa bushveld and you are still holding your breath in the anticipation of seeing lion.  There is the melodious sound of honking hippo and the drinks are chilled in the back of the vehicle waiting for your sundowner aperitifs. Sounds great,…read more…

Snakes and Rock Art 25th October '17

“Snake, snake”, yelled Siphiwe as she barrelled down the rocky trail towards us, like a bowling ball in a skittle alleyway. We leapt out of her way as she bombarded past us leaving a trail of destruction; guests in the bushes either side and her shoes on the path near to where she had seen…read more…

“Jenny, we are going to ‘mash’ your heart.” 12th October '17

“Jenny, we are going to ‘mash’ your heart.” I looked at Thembe as I drove back to Manzini, I was not too sure if I had heard him right. “Yes, we are going to ‘mash’ your heart.” “Mash?” “Yes, ‘mash’ it.” I was not overly happy about this turn of events, imagining a potato masher…read more…

Sick over the Okavango 6th September '17

The Okavango is one of the world’s largest deltas and often referred to as “the river that never finds this the sea”. It is a peaceful and isolated oasis set in Botswana’s harsh Kalahari Desert. A visit to Botswana, without visiting the Okavango, in my mind is a sin. But there is an expense involved….read more…

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