A Boy Named Shiba


It was a trip of a lifetime travelling across Kenya meeting people from different parts of the world who had come to Nairobi to attend the World Social Forum things were going just perfect and to top it all I managed to take a short trip to Masai Mara to visit perhaps the best natural … Continue reading A Boy Named Shiba

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Mozambique Musings – Xibelani Dance


International boundaries of a country is not that important when it comes to Africa. Here the groups or tribes often spread out across two, three or sometimes several countries. This applies for the Tsonga people also as their presence can be felt across South Africa, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and Mozambique. During my 2007 Eastern … Continue reading Mozambique Musings – Xibelani Dance

Flavours of Senegal – A peek into West African cuisine


There is a famous saying “The way to the man's heart is through his stomach” that statement describes me perfectly. Being an avid traveler I am a food lover too and I make it a point that wherever I go I do try out the local cuisine. When it comes to Senegal the cuisine is … Continue reading Flavours of Senegal – A peek into West African cuisine

Ode to an Aviator – Review of Hotel De La Poste – St. Louis, Senegal


When once you have tasted flight,you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward,for there you have been,and there you will always long to return Leonardo da Vinci Sometimes in life dream does come true and it did for me when I was at St. Louis, Senegal. I read about this hotel on … Continue reading Ode to an Aviator – Review of Hotel De La Poste – St. Louis, Senegal

Memories of Africa


The word “Dark Continent” struck me during my childhood, I kept wondering why Africa was called the Dark Continent. I imagined that the word dark was being referred to the colour of the skin of the people or may be that the colour of the soil was being referred to or may be that major … Continue reading Memories of Africa

Decoding Dakar


It was in the month of February 2015 that I was given a hint that I might be given an opportunity to travel to Dakar, Senegal. It seems that my luck always favours me when it comes to travelling the African Continent. Previously I had a wonderful opportunity to visit Kenya which is Eastern Africa … Continue reading Decoding Dakar