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January 2015

Travel and Expeditions
22/01/2015

Third World NHS?

From the shelter of a room at a small hotel near to Entebbe airport Uganda, we finally managed to find internet strong enough to Skype home. I had removed the simple dressing from the wound, ready to replace it with…
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Travel and Expeditions
04/01/2015

Maasai – “Mountain of the Gods”

And so there I found myself, a mile directly above our starting point, the sun just creeping over the rim of the volcano, fingers and toes dug desperately into the loose volcanic ash, like a cat struggling for purchase on…
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Travel and Expeditions
03/01/2015

Bushmen of Northern Tanzania

“As the natural coherence of the world vanishes, there's a guilt that grows great and angry in the basement of our beings.” - Laurens Van Der Post I haven't read with passion for many years. Possibly through laziness inspired through lack…
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Travel and Expeditions
03/01/2015

This isn’t Dar Es Salaam…

For those people who are on urgent business assignments, jetting off to meet distant relatives or maybe on short breaks with limited time frames, then delays at airports must be a nightmare. I don't think that can ever excuse the…
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