PULL UP A SEAT PHOTO CHALLENGE 2021: # 41

A PHOTO CHALLENGE OF PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR ART ABOUT SITTING Cocktail Hour! Yours truly in the Namibian wilderness, settling down to enjoy the sunset!……(June, 2017) XingfuMama posts every Friday morning….. *Create a post with a photo of places one sits or might sit, or art about sitting, and maybe a little background or story […]

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WISH YOU WERE … NO! WAIT!….. WISH I WERE HERE!!!! #4

I retired from teaching in August 2016 ( almost 5 years! – can’t believe it!) and had set up a nice routine of heading off somewhere every June (which we could never do before) when Covid hit! The first of those trips was to Namibia in 2017…. So this day 4 years ago we got […]

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Silent Sunday

(Far from the madding crowd…. somewhere in Namibia)

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Vignettes from a Lifetime of Travel

E is for Early Mornings   I’m not an early riser – in fact I’d rather not do mornings at all  – they’d be banned if I’d my way!   However,  I have been know to drag myself from the bed before sunrise when the occasion begs it and wow – what a world there is […]

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On the Road – Where we stayed: the Lodges of Namibia

    We were fortunate enough to stay in a selection of lodges while travelling through Namibia (as well as hotels in the two urban areas).   Most lodges are not large so reservations really are necessary – especially in remote areas where there is not a huge choice of accommodation.  In general they work on […]

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