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Charlie and Steve's Excellent Adventure

Tasting the world one meal at a time

Category / Southern Africa

While you were working – Angels, Moremi, Botswana

It rains and it rains and it rains, our night spent in the tent has been punctuated by the relentless teeming of an out of season downpour. In a rare clearing we are up and full of vigour for the day ahead, eager to get away we are in the car, first stop the most […]

While you were working – Take Two, Chobe, Botswana

Today is the day, after the thrills and spills that made our short jaunt into Zimbabwe we are finally making it into Chobe National Park. We’re thoroughly tuned into the sun so for now we barely need an alarm, we’re up, packed and off before 7am, quite a miracle for me. It’s with no small […]

While you were working – Priorities, Kasane, Botswana

Everything you’ve heard about those sleep sound machines is piffle, just piffle; you know the ones that sound like dolphins, rainforests or water? Well they’re nothing compared to the sleeping sounds of camping in Africa. Perched in a tent atop our car for the night we doze off serenaded by the call of the wild, […]

While you were working – Everyday Life, Nata, Botswana

Back in Charlie’s home town the gallery is jittery, an expectant hush ripples across the masses as the stewards hold up the all too familiar hand held sign calling for quiet. Tiger Winn takes to the first tee to address the ball, the Selebi Phikwe faithful have waited 19 years for the return of the […]

While you were working – Fences, Stellenbosch, South Africa

From coming face to face with a great white to the definition of posh wealth, Stellenbosch sits so conspicuously yet comfortably close by to the untamed wild. Stellenbosch is a small town, a university town that hums with all the usual buzz and vibe that a youthful population brings. Trendy bars and cafes spill onto […]

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