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South Africa’s Joburg

Let’s have a quick look at the quick peek we took of Johannesburg (often times called Jo’burg).

Posted by: Lisette

Country: South Africa

Date: May 13, 2013

Monkeyson the road

Riding through Botswana

We leave on time to go to the Zimbabwe/Botswana border. It’s an easy ride, with lots of baboons that are sitting and lying on the road for some warmth.

Posted by: Lisette

Country: Botswana

Date: May 1, 2013

Wet Victoria Falls

Marlowe and I went to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe with fellow Canadians Tim and Chris. The trip from Mozambique took about 36 hours by bus and train.

Posted by: Lisette

Country: Zimbabwe

Date: April 27, 2013

Let’s go Boma-ing!

Six weeks after returning from amazing Victoria Falls, I continue reflecting on my shared experience with Marlowe and friends Chris and Tim. I’ll resume teasing and nót show the pictures of the falls but talk about The Boma.

Posted by: Lisette

Country: Zimbabwe

Date: April 14, 2013

Zimbabwean hippos

I’ve been dreaming for a long time to meet a hippo up close and personal. Marlowe always jokes that I would jump in the water at first sight and try to hug a 7,000-pound animal.

Posted by: Lisette

Country: Zimbabwe

Date: March 20, 2013

All the way to Zimbabwe

The next few blog posts will be related to our recent trip to Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. The first part of this series is today’s blog about the first leg of our trip. Going to Zimbabwe by bus and train is cheap and very, very long.

Posted by: Lisette

Country: Zimbabwe

Date: March 18, 2013

Changes in Maputo

In the past two weeks a few things have changed dramatically in our lives here in Maputo. This blog is a mixture of sharing what’s up personally and professionally and how I feel.

Posted by: Lisette

Country: Mozambique

Date: March 4, 2013

Baking in Maputo

I am so fond of cooking and eating home-cooked food that I wonder at times if I should not start a food-blog. Especially now I am advised to eat gluten-free. With more time on my hands than I had in Toronto, it makes sense to spend more time in the kitchen.

Posted by: Lisette

Country: Mozambique

Date: February 17, 2013

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Gettin’ ‘Er Done

So what do you do when an important document was due to be sent and hour ago, your laptop won’t start due to some unknown error and the office you’re using suddenly loses power?

Posted by: Marlowe

Country: Mozambique

Date: February 15, 2013