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Zimbabwe has just the best storms ever.  They come with such massive ferocity, they bring you to your knees in awesome, fearful prayer.  Minute after stormy minute, they crescendo, rain falling harder, thunder crashing louder, fear and awe mounting…  And the lightning illuminates this already gigantic sky like a celestial lightbulb.  God, up there in […]

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I may have used this title in a blog before, but that would just prove that Nietzsche is right. I’m back on the farm in Zimbabwe. Surprised? Me too.  I mean, I left here in July, thinking I’d shut the door for good.  I tied everything into a neat.little.bow – said goodbye to everyone, wrote […]

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My trip to Namibia and Botswana is over and, as I sit at home reminiscing over photos and re-reading blog entries, I realize that there is so much that didn’t make it onto the blog.  Bruno is quite the photographer, and his amazing shots deserve to be showcased.  So, I’ve decided to dedicate this almost-entirely-pictures […]

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I’m sick.  This hot, arid weather is kicking my ass.  Last Friday (6 whole days ago) I started to feel like I was fighting a cold.  Ok, fine – except for the fact that I had planned, the next morning, on going to this new gym in Windhoek to take a few aerobics classes.  Stubborn […]

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After being in the Kalahari Desert for over two weeks, the landscape finally changed.  It felt dramatic to my eyes, because I had been staring out at monotonously flat land, where one could see far into the horizon, for weeks.  Now, suddenly, the flat was interrupted and little mounds began to dot the horizon.  At […]

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