Dear All, We sincerely apologize for being late in our current issue of the newsletter. We are convinced you may understand that the reasons for this delay were out of our control. We understand that you have suspected us to have taken our annual leave. Knowing that most Europeans go on their leave in July,…
At 10 pm we had to get up. We drank some tea, ate some biscuits and got into 5 layers of different clothes, scarves, caps, gloves against the freezing temperature at 4600 m and expecting some more rather cold weather at 6000 m.
The 2nd evening we enjoyed the view from this camp to the famous Barranco Wall. This wall is famous of being the major obstacle to climb Kili.
We had a cook when climbing Kili. He had to do his job supplying us with all sorts of delicacies. To do so, the porters carried all kind of foodstuff up to the mountain.
The climbing company had their own hotel they booked us into – something like a railway station; coming and going of all sort of people for 24h a day.
After some very intense and close observation in all the countries we have travelled to, we discovered a much more widespread, maybe even a transversal ethnic, with some similarities in all countries.
Dear All, BoM’e le BoNtate, We’re glad to share with you our experiences and observations since the last edition of “Be Jealous”. In our last edition we had the special column on the ethnic groups of the Himba and the Herero in Namibia. After some very intense and close observation in all the countries we…
We had not yet our all-important visa to enter Mozambique when we arrived at the border. We crossed at a very small post. The local authrity was a little bit overwhelmed as he had to handle two foreigners at the same time in a correct manner.
Well, some African roads may be a little bumpy. This definitely applies to the road up to Livinstonia in Northern Malawi.
As Swiss citizens we need a visa for Malawi. However, unfortunately the high commission moved from the old premises to new ones,