Exploring Tanzanias Northern Circuit

Exploring Tanzanias Northern Circuit

It had been a few years since my last visit to Northern Tanzania, an area on many people’s bucket list, and an area with names that evoke all sorts of emotions. My memories of my first visit to Tanzania, about 20 years ago, are still with me – particularly the cheetah sighting in the tall grass of the Serengeti, when the cubs got told off by their Mum, because she lost the Tommy she had just caught for their dinner, as they were otherwise occupied with some rough and tumble.
Family Fun at Cathedral Peak

Family Fun at Cathedral Peak

From The Midlands you can view the Drakensburg Mountains in the distance.  They were snow-capped this time of year (August), but we were reliably informed that actually the weather should be warmer in the mountains than down in the farming ...
The Midlands & Fordoun

The Midlands & Fordoun

Now what can be more off putting than getting off of a longhaul flight and then telling two tired, but excited children that they now have a 4 – 5 hour car journey ahead!  Don’t do it, come up with ...
A Weekend In Maputo

A Weekend In Maputo

Maputo is an African city largely overlooked in more recent years by the British leisure traveller.  A former playground for the rich and famous, the civil war took its toll and it fell out of fashion.  That attitude however should, ...