Posts made in 2016


Updated on: 05/30/18Zambia is a beautiful country, and one of the safer ones in the Southern African region. Widely popular for being the location of Victoria Falls, this country definitely gets its fair share of tourists each year. My plan was to see Victoria Falls, then cross over to Botswana to see Chobe National Park when I arrived in Zambia. However, I wish I did more research, or even wished there was more information online...

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Updated on: 05/22/18Swaziland is one of those countries that most people have never heard of. It sounds like “Switzerland”, and strangely enough, there are some similarities because both countries are full of rolling hills. Why should you visit Swaziland? There are many reasons why you should definitely check out this country while doing a South African road trip. First of all, Swaziland is very safe. Much safer than South Africa,...

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A Visit to A Malawian Witch Doctor

A Visit to A Malawian Witch Doctor


Posted By Rylei on Dec 21, 2016

Updated on: 11/30/18Visiting a witch doctor was never on my list when I set off for Africa. I am a highly skeptical person in general and distrustful of all religions, conventional or otherwise. Yet time and again I find myself giving into whimsy and trying my hand at tarot cards or fortune tellers. So far, I've gotten the same future prediction for both: married with three kids, two boys and a girl. Not a bad outlook, if only a bit...

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Updated on: 05/30/18When planning my trip to South Africa, I knew it would be a huge undertaking. With so many places to see, things to do and possible disasters to avoid, planning this trip has certainly been challenging! My number one concern while planning this trip was of course, safety. South Africa is known to be dangerous with car jackings, murders and armed robberies happening across the country, particularly in Johannesburg....

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Updated on: 01/15/19After completing my Middle Eastern segment, I was sick of being part of tours. Listening to a tour guide speak, taking a few pictures before heading to the next stop is not something I want to do again. I can’t stand it any longer! That’s why when Karen and myself planned on going on a Kruger National Park safari, we knew we needed to take matters into our own hands and do a self-driven safari tour as oppose to...

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