Category Archive: Travel

Iceland Magic Carefolo

We said “where are we” as if we didn’t already know. We said “how” like an expletive with no question. We said “seal it in” and we were talking about a smell but… Continue reading

When Change Attacks: Leaving Johannesburg

About three weeks ago my company made the decision to close the company’s international offices. It has been a roller coaster of emotions and though I initially wanted to stay here as long… Continue reading

24 Hours in Malawi

Imani guys picked me up in Lilongwe. very nice. main interstate is a one lane road. hilarious. full of tobacco trucks and autos and taxi buses. pedestrians and vendors under tin and straw… Continue reading

On Returning Home: Top 5

1) The Same But Better. Seeing my friends who look the same but are happier or have a new take-on and honesty about what they want from life. Appreciating the new restaurants and… Continue reading

Things I want to say about Johannesburg

There are things I want to say about Johannesburg that I have held back. I have held back because I discount my opinion and interpretation in all spheres of my life about all… Continue reading

Learning, Shopping and Listening to Coded Language in Kigali

Writing this on the fly after a very long day, but I feel it is important to achieve some degree of freshness. With that in mind, please be patient with  this stream of… Continue reading

A Glimpse Outside Joburg

Today we drove to Sasolburg which meant spending a lot of time in the car with my colleagues. Quality Time. It’s amazing to see how well these people know each other. They anticipate… Continue reading

Walking, Driving, Getting Lost in Sandton

My morning walk up Rivonia Road took me past bank buildings, a soccer field and a McDonald’s. After a ten minute walk I arrived at Avis car rental, but not before seeing the… Continue reading

Venturing into “Sandton City”

Today I woke to the sounds of a child zipping across the courtyard on a scooter, wheels rattling like an uneven laundry cart. This went on for about an hour, which was for… Continue reading

Arriving in Johannesburg

Before you get excited, dear reader, this covers my first 7 hours in Johannesburg and does not contain any description of the country beyond a few helpful people in the airport who work… Continue reading