After a little over a week in Africa I moved on to Tofo. I’d been at Palm Grove Lodge on Praia do Barra in Mozambique for a six days and was trapped after hurting my foot. When my prepaid time at Palm Grove was up and my foot had begun to heal, I made my escape. I set off walking once again for Tofo, this … Continue reading Dolphins at Tofo
The following day I decided to walk to Tofo. I had downloaded maps.me for offline directions, and so even without wifi I knew the way to town. I could either walk along the road (14km) or the beach (10km). It was a no-brainer: I had to walk the beach. I set out early I avoid the harsh midday sun. It was cloudy, thankfully, and I … Continue reading Praia do Barra cont.
After a night in Maputo, I headed to the airport for my flight up north to Inhambane. The plane was one of the smallest ice ever flown on. It had propellers and from my seat I could see right into the cockpit, where the pilots seemed to be navigating via the sort of gps device you might have in your car. We flew up the … Continue reading Praia do Barra – Day One
I left Scotland on the 13th from Edinburgh for my much-awaited trip to Africa. I’d spent twelve days back home in Scotland having a belated Christmas with my family, but although I was sad to leave, I was excited to see a new continent. Unfortunately, the flights were all delayed. First there was an ISIS attack in Istanbul, and as I was flying Turkish Airlines … Continue reading Arriving in Maputo
Since getting back to Scotland on New Year’s Day the weather has been atrocious. In fact, for five days I couldn’t leave the house. There’s been flooding and high winds consistently. A few days ago, however, I got to visit the seaside at Anstruther, where, it seemed, even the sea was trying to invade the land. Photos taken with iPhone 5s. Continue reading Waves at Anstruther
It pisses me off when I hear the hate espoused for North Korea. People seem to forget that the people are not their government. It should be obvious but when I see Facebook threads about yesterday’s H-bomb test, it invariably comes to comments like, “Let’s bomb them!” from even semi-rational people. Even the most reasonable argue for sanctions because they forget that North Koreans are … Continue reading North Koreans are not their Government
It’s New Year’s Day and I’m back home at my parents’ house in Scotland. In two weeks I’ll take off for a trip around Southern Africa. I’m writing this post on my iPhone on the WordPress app so hopefully this works. Here are some photos of the house on Christmas mode: Continue reading Back Home
So… back in the day I used to do a bit of blogging. This blog was once a battleground between me and a few supporters on one side, and a million and one trolls on the other. I’d rant and rave about life in Korea and people would tear me apart with their opposing views. It was fun, but it got tiring. I blogged about … Continue reading I’m Back