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Life’s a Journey Not a Destination
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15,768 kilometers of our own driving; 8 countries; 250 kilometers for Karen and Eliav by 3 ambulances; 650 kilometers for Avi and Avital by the generosity of 2 sets of strangers. It is hard to believe this adventure is over … Read More

Sunset on the Savanna
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This week we saw our last sunset, and sunrise, over the African bush – a bittersweet feeling. It has become a running theme, every evening (whether while helping me braai, walking to a restaurant, cruising down the river, looking out … Read More

The Mechanics of the Bush
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A good bush mechanic can jerry-rig almost any mechanical system to keep it running but the electronics taking over control of modern vehicles are something else. On our drive from Francistown to Khama Rhino Reserve we were privileged to experience … Read More

A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery
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Zimbabwe is like a riddle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a vest. The conflicting messages are everywhere – the scout trip spending Heroes Day visiting Cecil Rhodes’ grave (the namesake for the country their heroes defeated), the overgrown pasture … Read More

Wild Africa
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6 police roadblocks, 3 stops, 2 attempted fines, zero money exchanged hands in 200 kilometers from Victoria Falls to Hwange – welcome to Zimbabwe. The first ‘fine’ was actually in Victoria Falls when the police pulled me aside to inspect … Read More

Smoke on the Water
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Victoria Falls is a true wonder of the world – a wonder in international marketing. Sure, the falls are beautiful but no more spectacular than many others we have seen and less spectacular than several (my favorite to date being … Read More