Africa

The real Africa from the bit you may have done in the north and the really exciting bits in the south. We want to know about All of them…

The Delos Diaries: Part 8 “The Skeleton Coast.”

I look down at the thing that has just crunched beneath my feet and take a step back quickly. “Bones…” I mutter in astonishment. The white skull beneath my foot stares back at me accusingly,...

The Delos Diaries: Part 11 “The Shipwreck”

We’re having a mini lie in on Delos. I don’t know why but I haven’t been sleeping too well. My nights have been filled with unpleasant dreams and I can’t seem to snap out...

The Delos Diaries: Part 12 “It’s A New Day.”

The sun is beaming down on me on Delos as I sit with Alex and Brady on the back. I’m feeling very much at peace today, and relieved. It’s a new day. “Here you go, mate,”...

The Delos Diaries: Part 13 “Queen of the Desert”

o be Princess of the week is to get the crew to do whatever you please and whenever. You can use the power with dignity, or abuse it. “Elizabeth!” My eyebrows rise in surprise as I...

The Delos Diaries: Part 10 “Penguin Man.”

We leave the Skeleton Coast with a sense of relief. I don’t even look back at the place, knowing that I will never miss that land of bones. The mist soon rises, and Delos flies...

The Delos Diaries: Part 9 “Naked Dune Day.”

The morning comes and Brian is excited about another day of exploring. “Ok, guys, there’s this dune we have to climb- it’s about a 3km walk there and then we climb the dune. So it’s...

The Delos Diaries: Part 7 “The Ghost Town of Luderitz.”

“It’s only seven thirty,” Alex said cheerfully. “We’ve got loads of time.” Surrounded by music and dancing people in Luderitz, I wasn’t ready to go back to Delos right now. Brady had just returned from...

The Delos Diaries: Part Six. “Becoming a Salty Sailor!”

It’s cold, it’s dark and the blanket I’ve wrapped around my legs keeps slipping off in some way or other. I’m trying to keep my eyes open whilst making sure I’m checking radar and...

The Delos Diaries: Part 4 “Elizabeth Goes Electric.”

Whoa. What a week so far. We’ve done so much that my brain actually hurts. I want to write about it every night but as evening comes and rum pours, there’s always another morning to...

The Delos Diaries: Part 5 “Today is the Tomorrow you spoke of Yesterday!”

Continued from The Delos Diaries Part 4… After our mad day of dancing, eating, attempting to go to University students’ house parties and being electrocuted, we weren’t done with the night. Walking back towards the boat,...