bookish goal achieved!

As i am a bit of a book-nut, about 2 years ago iI created a list of all the books I own, and marked next to each one whether I had read it, started it or if it’s a reference book. At the time there were about 600 or so books on the list, including…

live the moment, appreciate the now!

One of the other things I love about travelling is that you live in the moment – that a week before or after fades into insignificance, because you are experiencing, hearing, tasting, feeling, smelling NOW. And that’s a wonderful place to be – one we don’t explore often enough in our every day life. I…

Moving on – to Mopti

One of my favourite things about tavelling is being on the move; actually moving from one place to another – either in a car, plane or train. Often-times I used to get a knot in my tummy about an hour before arriving somewhere. Admittedly this mainly happened in Europe and the US when my train…

Beginnings in Bamako

We arrived in Bamako last night, off a very full Kenya Airways flight. It’s fascinating to see how this part of the world is more of a stop-over area than I realized. And how airlines do multi-stop flights to serve destinations that don’t warrant dedicated flights. So you’ll find that Turkish Airlines stop in Dakar…