What is it like to live without food or water? Chronicles of life in Africa

Thursday, July 1st, 2010
Village African girl standing by a corner

I spent over two years living and working in Africa. I’ve not written much about it here; as at the time lack of electricity and the internet made it a near impossibility. I have everything written in hand journals. Many people have written to me asking for more about my time there and, I was planning to write… Continue reading more »

Travel & Life with no Electricity, coming soon to a country near you!

Sunday, March 28th, 2010
Newspaper headline in the Philippines about the power outages

Travel & electrical outages are manageable for the short term. For long term travelers and those living with random interruptions it can be a very different matter. What is it like to live with no Electricity? A failing electrical supply has made the President of The Philippines turn Mindanao into a “state of calamity”, others want a “state of emergency”.… Continue reading more »

Dealing with the religious divide when traveling overseas

Sunday, June 7th, 2009
Mosque in Brooke

Dealing with Religion when traveling As I have traveled & lived through countries with the  main religions throughout the world I’ve notice little written about the two subjects. Travel & religion. Is there a need? Or is it one of those subjects that people really don’t like to ask, nor talk about? It is after all one… Continue reading more »

Africa – the missing years …

Thursday, January 5th, 2006
My Local Market

My Local Market From Portugal I left my overland journey for over two years in West Africa. Two years of self preparation for life I tag it these days. I lived a simple local life. I worked in a local job that allowed me to pass on my knowledge and skills to others …