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Favourite Snaps from the Road

Favourite Snaps from the Road

Who: L U C I E, L A C H L A N, and B O W W O W.

Their occupations: Gypsy, Slick Suit in Finance, Dog

The trip: Crossing Africa by 4×4, helping communities through trade.

We’ve cut our teeth on over 25,000km of dirt roads across Southern Africa with our dog, Bow Wow, sourcing wonderful, handmade treasures… Think Summer of Love! Here are our highlights so far…


Road Tripping Recipe – Food for the Soul

Road Tripping Recipe - Food for the Soul

High in the Lesotho mountains we meet South African chef, Justin Bonello and the Cooked in Africa crew. This chance encounter makes us feel, more than ever, that we are on the right track and that perhaps our destiny is written in the stars. We contemplate how, like life, every great road trip is about the journey, not the destination and like every great recipe, there are certain key ingredients that are required…


Weathered Pony, Lesotho

Weathered Pony, Lesotho

Trouble in Lesotho

Trouble in Lesotho

Lachlan receives a proposition from a frisky old lady with blood shot eyes, an afro goatee and more than a faint whiff of beer on her breath. Bow Wow alerts us to an intruder by doing his best Scrappy Doo impersonation and then later mysteriously disappears. We finally find a public telephone and call home but as per usual the line to Westridge is engaged.


Horizon Mob

Horizon Mob

Waving Childrens’ Innocent Hope, Lesotho

Waving Childrens' Innocent Hope, Lesotho

Series 1 Landy

Series 1 Landy

While at the Sani Top, we met Adam with this beautiful Series 1 Land Rover.


Beer on Hooves

Beer on Hooves

The Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho

The Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho

Our first border crossing successfully behind us, we experience Lesotho’s unique beauty and simpler way of life that is both humbling and inspiring. We meet a brave Frenchman, finally understand why the Queen waves in the gentle way that she does and Bow Wow learns an important lesson.


Lesotho Style

Lesotho Style

Vivienne Westwood? Alexander McQueen? No this blanket is the traditional dress of Lesotho and depending on it’s pattern and quality, tells of its wearer’s status in the community.


Lesotho Road Tripping Recipe (Photo Diary)

Lesotho Road Tripping Recipe (Photo Diary)

High in the Lesotho mountains we meet South African chef, Justin Bonello and the Cooked in Africa crew. This chance encounter makes us feel, more than ever, that we are on the right track and that perhaps our destiny is written in the stars. We contemplate how, like life, every great road trip is about the journey, not the destination and like every great recipe, there are certain key ingredients that are required…


Trouble in Lesotho (Photo Diary)

Trouble in Lesotho (Photo Diary)

Lachlan receives a proposition from a frisky old lady with blood shot eyes, an afro goatee and more than a faint whiff of beer on her breath. Bow Wow alerts us to an intruder by doing his best Scrappy Doo impersonation and then later mysteriously disappears. We finally find a public telephone and call home but as per usual the line to Westridge is engaged.


The Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho (Photo Diary)

The Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho (Photo Diary)

Our first border crossing successfully behind us, we experience Lesotho’s unique beauty and simpler way of life that is both humbling and inspiring. We meet a brave Frenchman, finally understand why the Queen waves in the gentle way that she does and Bow Wow learns an important lesson.


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