Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 14 – The Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta I was so relieved that we departed the lodge and campsite at Ghanzni as I did not enjoy every minute I was there. As for today,...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 12 & 13 – Windhoek (Namibia) & Ghazni (Botswana)

Windhoek The long, dragging road to Windhoek. As I exited from my tent in the morning, the ever smiling Benson greeted me with a handshake and...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 11 – Etosha National Park

Wa la la po ( Good Morning ) Woke up to a dark and gloomy morning, in terms of the weather  that is, but I'm not complaining here as it could have...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 10 – Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park, Anderson Gate entrance. Woke up to an early morning and did the chores that was allotted to me, which was helping Benson to...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 9 – Uis to Okaukuejo (Etosha National Park)

Himba Tribe Woke up early and enjoyed the hot shower in the chilling morning weather . Organised myself and Benson pitch down my tent showing the me...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 8 – Swakopmund to Uis

 Namib Desert, Namibia ( Picture credit: Terri Turriff) Woke up early morning after a sound sleep last night as the two really 'heavy'...

Southern African Sojourn 2017 – Day 7 – Windhoek / Swakopmund

Windhoek Railway Station. As expected, the bus arrived Windhoek three hours off the scheduled time. Disembarking the bus, I walked as fast as I...

Yogyakarta (Jogjakarta) 2015 Day 2

The  Fakawi Traveller @ Jalan Malioboro Woke up to a gloomy Monday morning. The skies were dark and it looked more than likely that it was going to rain. I got organized and walked along the Malioboro Road and it was not as busy as the day before. The streams of...

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Yogyakarta (Jogjakarta) 2015 Day 1

Jogjakarta Railway Station Yogyakarta or commonly  known as "Jogja" was my destination after more than a year since I last traveled for leisure as I made a trip to Papua New Guinea for business in January . One of the main reasons for the less traveled  or sabbatical...

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Malaysian Towns – Kuala Kubu Bharu 2014

Kuala Kubu Road railway station. 'Kalau pergi Kuala Kubu, Tulis nama atas batu'.... Loosely translated, 'If you go to Kuala Kubu, Write your name on a rock.'  Those are the first two lines of the lyrics for a song sang by the late singer Sudirman Haji Arshad, which...

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The Blessed Land 2012 – An Overview

Jericho This trip to the Blessed Land took me countries that I dream of going since I was eleven years old and the patience that took place for forty years paid off as the rewards for being patient were never in waste. I had travelled for 16 days which  took me to...

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The Blessed Land 2012 – Day 14 – Petra

Between the entrance and the Sig, Petra. Fabled as the 'Rose Red City, half as old as time',  Petra is a well known ancient Nabataean city located at the southern part of Jordan. It was the capital of Nabataen Jordan since 6 century BC.  Ironically, I did not know of...

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The Blessed Land 2012 – Day 10 – Cairo

The Sphnix of Giza. One of the joys of staying in a hostel is having breakfast with a lot of people from different nationalities with different personalities. There's the young married couple from the United States, the lone female traveler from Norway, the rugby team...

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