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ULENDO: WALKING WHERE VULTURES FLY

ULENDO: WALKING WHERE VULTURES FLY

ULENDO: WALKING WHERE VULTURES FLY by Iain Macdonald An absorbing memoir that spans decades, Ulendo is also a historical record of walking safaris in Zambia, and Tanzania.  The author’s first safari was at the age of 4 years old, when fine dining was eating baked...

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A HOME ON VORSTER STREET

A HOME ON VORSTER STREET

A HOME ON VORSTER STREET by Razina Theba. Razina Theba writes with joy, compassion and pride in her culture and family, whilst telling of a time in South Africa's history when it was considered everyone was not equal. An honest, often amusing, at times heartbreaking,...

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ZIMBABWE ON THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED

ZIMBABWE ON THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED

ZIMBABWE ON THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED by Eric de Jong and Gary de Jong The “Old Legs” mantra is Have Fun, Do Good and Do Epic on roads less travelled and this beautiful photographic memoir of their epic cycle in Zimbabwe not only shares the beauty of Zimbabwe, but...

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KAROO STORIES

KAROO STORIES

KAROO STORIES by Theron Crawford The Karoo is a place of mystery, vast plains and mountains with unique flora and fauna, disused tracks where pioneers ventured and once-frontier towns with their own distinctive architecture and history. It is against this backdrop...

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I AM A GIRL FROM AFRICA

I AM A GIRL FROM AFRICA

I AM A GIRL FROM AFRICA by Elizabeth Nyamayaro "Improving the lives of others will improve and enrich mine as well...In that moment I know without a doubt that as long as my dream continues to be a dream for others it will also be my own."This is a moving account of a...

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THE FARM

THE FARM

THE FARM by Frans Bijsterveld. This is a fascinating chronicle of a family that settled in what was Southern Rhodesia, building a life and home in the small mining town of Selukwe (now Shurugwe).  With a history that goes back to the days of trading posts,...

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TIMOT

TIMOT

TIMOT – Anecdotes from the African Wilderness by Tim Braybrooke. 1957.  A legend amongst his peers, on Tim’s first day at Wankie (now Hwange) National Park as a junior ranger he was issued with a horse called Turk, two pack-mules called Whiskey and Bob and six...

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