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New year’s adventure in Mombasa

13 Jan 2018, Posted by Verity Norman in Places, Travel Diary

Happy 2018! There’s nothing that helps you feel more like you “belong” in a place than hosting guests! We had such a fun couple of weeks over the holidays with a visit from my mum who came all the way from Cape Town to see…

A Kenyan welcome from Wyan, Wyan & Wyan

18 Oct 2017, Posted by Verity Norman in Travel Diary

We arrived in Machakos, Kenya in August 2016 with too many heavy suitcases, some excitement tempered by bucket loads of anxiety. Nips was not yet one year old, and we were more than a little nervous about relocating to a place where we knew nobody…

Domboshava, Harare #PlacesYouNeedToVisit

13 Sep 2017, Posted by Verity Norman in Places

This is perhaps my most favourite spot in the whole world. About 30kms outside Harare, Zimbabwe, an enormous granite rock (“dombo” in Shona means rock) seems to grow out of the ground.