Africa is well known for it’s Safari parks, with the Masai Mara, Kruger and Serengeti being the most famous and therefore iconic.
There are a huge amount of lesser known National Parks throughout the continent, one of those is Etosha National Park in Northern Namibia. We had not heard of it previously, but as many of us know the lesser known gems are sometimes the best. … More An Experience to be Savoured – Etosha
Our lives have changed a lot since Megan and I met and started A Wandering Memory.Being privileged enough to have visited over 60 countries and had so many incredible adventures, feeling a sense of Nostalgia is part of the course.
Recently we have been extremely nostalgic over our love for Africa, its beauty its wonder and its eclectic wildlife. … More Nostalgia is part of course!
We have just finished watching an episode of Ross Kemp’s Extreme World – A UK TV show which looks at some of the most horrific elements of humanity and the natural world. It includes subjects from the rise of nationalism, gangs, human rights, the drug trade, violence, poverty and even the worst human atrocities. Its pretty captivating and yet sickening at the same time! … More African Horror
In all honesty I hadn’t even heard of La Digue, when I booked a 3 day excursion to the remote Seychelles island.
What a surprise when I heard it was the home of one of the most beautiful and photographed beaches in the world – Anse Source d’Argent. … More Picture Perfect – Anse Source d’Argent
This week’s photo challenge regards Weight(less) and I immediately thought of my extreme sports segment included in A Wandering Memory blog. What better that examples of skydiving, bungee jumping, skiing or even diving. Then I thought I didn’t want to repeat myself… … More A Leap of Faith – Victoria Falls
Mozambique never really appealed to me, in all honesty I wasn’t really sure what it had to offer.
We had traveled to South Africa a number of times, as are lucky enough to have family who live just outside of Johannesburg. Throughout these trip we have continued to fall further and further in love with Africa. Throughout these tripos we have been able to extensively explore South Africa, and move further afield to Namibia, Botswana and Zambia. … More Paradise in Mozambique
An Experience that really took my breath away was when Megan and I visited the Namib Desert, in Namibia. There are a number of Wandering Memories from this trip as it was absolutely incredible, but for this blog I would like to concentrate on the incredible Dead Marsh. … More Frozen in Time – The Namib Desert
One of the most unique Wandering Memories I have ever had was in Botswana when we had the utter privilege of meeting a local bushman tribe.
After crossing the border from Namibia, we headed to the Ghanzi Bushcamp, run by a lovely South African lady whose introduction was calling Botswana beer the piss of Africa! Ha… We all took an available upgrade to traditional bush huts, which were made of straw, a simple wooden door and a couple of beds with the essential mosquito nets. These were very comfortable though … More A Traditional African Experience – The Bushman Tribe – Botswana
The view from the summit was just incredible, I mean I refer to a lot as breathtaking, but this really was… Where were we? Well Megan and I were standing on top of a sand dune, on the island of Bazaruto in Mozambique. I wasn’t aware that Mozambique was like this? This kind of dramatic, … More Where Are We? Bazaruto…
In my fourth segment about Extreme Sports, (previous posts concentrated on Glacier Hiking, Great White Cage Diving and Snowsports), I’d like to take you to Namibia in 2009 when the offer of Sandboarding came up. As an intermediate skier and beginner snowboarder there was simply no way that I was going to let this opportunity pass me by, … More Real Extreme Sports Part 4 – Sandboarding