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Tau Lodge, Madikwe GameLodge

Tau lodge in Madikwe Game Reserve is a great bush Safari experience with a great African lodge comfortable facilities, air conditioned rooms, excellent pools (plural), lovely lapa and an amazing bar and restaurant. The evening drinks in the terrace and … Continue reading

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Secret Falls walk, Tulbagh mountains

The beautiful Secret Falls found in the Tulbagh mountains with Lily playing on the rocks before the walk, a nice walk from the Sunbird 4×4 camp site with views of the whole valley.

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One Trillion Stories For Kids, written during our African journey

The long African drive down south has led me to discover an innovative book on route, called “One Trillion Stories For Kids“. Inspired by my own little girl who was a brilliant passenger during the journey. These drives give you … Continue reading

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Potty training Lily in Africa

Before we started the trip I wanted to potty train Lily but with all the stress of building work, finding tenants, renting the flat and packing our life up in London, it just didn’t happen. We did try briefly and … Continue reading

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Crying child lions and hyenas – Ruaha National Park

One of my concerns about our trip was traveling into the game parks with our dauughter Lily, and how we were going to manage a 2.5 year old amongst the animals and especially when there were no fences around your … Continue reading

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Lariam / Mefloquine and our child’s nightmares in Tanzania

We were giving our little Lily Mefloquine 25mg which was available on the NHS and which we received in London. We did not see the most common general side effect i.e. vomiting that occurs in around 3% of users I’ve … Continue reading

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Our Bush Baby

We are terribly proud of little Lily, she’s fitted in well with the travelling esp. when we have been forced to travel great distances. She’s really enjoyed running out side with no shoes on and seems to be picking up … Continue reading

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