Tagged: Amazing People

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Coffee tour in the foothills of Mt Kilimanjaro

After our amazing week in Zanzibar, we decided to head to one of Tanzania’s most famous destinations: Mt Kilimanjaro. Not being avid hikers, we instead decided to go on a coffee tour in the foothills of Africa’s largest mountain. There are a number of companies that arrange these tours in Moshi – we chose the Kiliman Cultural...

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Maggie in Africa donates US$1000 to Project Luangwa in Zambia

HELP US SUPPORT PROJECT LUANGWA! Noel, Marilu and Maggie are pleased to announce that we’ve donated US$1,000 (approx ZMK10 million) to an amazing local charity, Project Luangwa. Project Luangwa is a charity (registered in Zambia, the US and UK) based in Mfuwe, Zambia, formed by safari operators of South Luangwa National Park as...

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Botswana – Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is produced by seasonal flooding. The Okavango river drains the summer (January-February) rainfall from the Angola highlands and the surge flows 1,200 kilometres in approximately one month. The waters then spread over the 250 km by 150 km area of the delta over the next four months...

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Nigeria – Amazing People

The Younes Family Maggie was in need of a mechanic as we had a broken bearing which needed emergency treatment. The night before we found a cheap place to stay in Abuja (Power Mike Motel, Wuse, Abuja) in fact Reka managed to wangle us camping in their car park for free. Over...

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Ghana – Amazing People

Frank We heard about Frank via my Dad’s friend and work colleague Leticia.  We first met Frank on the first day we arrived in Accra, he had gone out of his way to meet up with us in central Accra. Our first night together was hilarious, I was chatting to...

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Ivory Coast – Amazing People

Gerard While in Abidjan, we met Gerard, randomly as usual, he came to say hello and offered his assistance if we struggled to obtain a visa for Ghana. As he was so nice to us we called him anyway to see if we could meet up with him and say...

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Guinea Bissau – Amazing People

Super Mario & The Santos Family While I was trying to find a spot to camp at the back of a warehouse in Bissau, Reka started to talk to a few guys that were busy in one of the nearby warehouses and they were chatting for sometime, when Reka returned...