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Pelion – Land of the Centaurs

Pelion – Land of the Centaurs

Jul 30, 2017 | 2 Comments

Unless you’re a hiker it’s unlikely that you’ll of heard of Pelion, most visitors to Greece from the UK are encouraged to stick to the greek islands for a summer break. I was looking for a more authentic greek experience and had come across an article about Pelion on an online travel magazine. I’ve had […]

Kitty’s postcards – walking in my Great Aunt’s footsteps

Kitty’s postcards – walking in my Great Aunt’s footsteps

May 24, 2017 | 2 Comments

I’m not sure how long I’ve known about my Great Aunt’s amazing African adventure, but it definitely captured my imagination. Although she died young many years before I was born, I’m immensely proud of my Grandad’s sister Kate Emily Bowles, known as Kitty. In short, a relation of a family friend visited our farm in Kent in the 1920’s […]

Rukiya Camp Wild Rivers Nature Reserve

Rukiya Camp Wild Rivers Nature Reserve

Apr 28, 2017 | 2 Comments

When you’re visiting a private nature reserve like Wild Rivers, it’s not surprising to find this is african bush in the raw. I stayed at Rukiya Camp for just two nights and was sad I wasn’t able to stay longer. Set on the banks of the Blyde River just a few steps from where it […]

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