Category: Travel

In Vino Veritas 0

In Vino Veritas

So the other day there was an … incident … at the hotel. There we were, sitting on the settees, minding our own business when a stocky gentleman, portly of girth and bald of...

Salut! 1

Salut!

Good afternoon from Lusaka benders! I find myself far from the hallowed shores of my homeland seeking pastures green down South. The KQ flight, to my surprise, took off on time and landed early....

Unarmed Combat 44

Unarmed Combat

I pity the fool who’s unaware of his surroundings My timing is impeccable. When it comes to things that do not matter in the least at any rate. Otherwise my timing stinks. I tend...

Fare Play 46

Fare Play

Yesterday I got into an altercation with one of the chosen few men that have to wear maroon shirts and brown trousers to work, a matatu tout. After an entire day of working hard...

Livin La Vida Hotel 20

Livin La Vida Hotel

Living in a hotel is something I look upon with fondness. There’s a lot to be said about having your clothes washed and ironed for you, not having to do the dishes, and having...

I’m Back! 17

I’m Back!

Finally, M has returned to Nairobi. Which, as usual, was not bereft of adventure, and my old friends Air Botswana featured prominently in the same. It was not enough for them to keep me...

Life Sans Luggage 19

Life Sans Luggage

Watching the baggage carousel at the airport is something I will henceforth be doing with considerable apprehension. After the one at the Sir Seretse Khama airport ceased to revolve without any evidence of my...

Botswana Or Burst 14

Botswana Or Burst

Getting to Botswana from Nairobi necessitates getting to Botswana by Kenya Airways, flying over it and landing in Johannesburg. Jo’burg airport could learn a lot from JKIA Having natural gas powered trams to ferry...