By Gemma Pitcher
Watch the solar set over the Niger at Mopti, the place Malians alternate fish for salt with the wilderness Tuareg.
Wake as much as the tug of a trunk as elephants wander via your campsite within the Serengeti nationwide Park.
Dip your oar quietly into the Okavango Delta as you waft in the direction of a satisfaction of lions lounging at the water's edge.
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She had a floppy hat pulled down over her light brown bob and his crewcut spiked back in the camera flash. Anton was wrapped up in a fleece and clutching a cup of coffee as I brought the last of the bags down and loaded them into their niche in the back of the bakkie. There was an excited buzz of anticipation. It was the cut-off moment and we were nervous. Whatever we had forgotten now would stay behind forever. It had been a tricky couple of weeks since Mike and Moira had arrived from England.
Now, down every one of those dusty side streets was a supermarket, often South African-owned, and chains of furniture and clothes shops. In a way it was sad, simply because this South African-ness was gradually undermining and whittling away at the roots of Botswana and its neighbours, but it was also progress. Next time, I suppose, we might skirt Francistown via a ring road, but for now it was still very Botswanan and with no risk of a branch of PC World or Hi-Fi Connection, so the iPod remained unfixed.
Now, after twenty gargantuan minutes of carting around and fitting together kit, an honourable draw was declared. We had all the right poles and parts. We could do this. A number of stray children ran through the campsite, taunting dogs. We tried not to be irritable, but it had been a long day. ) deliciously cold beers each and fell into a deliriously calm daze. I knocked up a quick mushroom pasta, vegetarian ingredients escaping more easily the interest of the foot-and-mouth bullies, we had a couple of glasses of wine each and then, cocooned in our tents – our homes for the next 16 weeks – we wrapped ourselves in sleeping bags and passed out.
Africa by Gemma Pitcher