‘Legend: lost city of the Kalahari’

"legend or real"In 1885, an American entertainer turned explorer named William Leonard Hunt traveled to the Kalahari under the pseudonym, Guillermo Farini. He traveled with a team that included his son Lulu.   While traveling through the semi-arid wasteland, Farini is said to have come across what appeared to be ancient ruins consisting of large stones held together… Continue reading ‘Legend: lost city of the Kalahari’

Kalahari desert – Tsodilo Hills (San)

The Tsodilo Hills are still a sacred place for the local San people, who call them the "Mountains of the Gods" and the "Rock that Whispers".    The San people - known as Basarwa or Bushmen in Botswana - are know to be Southern Africa's indigenous population. San guides who lead archaeologists to the Tsodilo… Continue reading Kalahari desert – Tsodilo Hills (San)

Cave camp bedding in Lebombo, South Africa

The Border Cave is a deep gash in a cliff face, high in the Lebombo Mountains of South Africa. Sheltered from the elements, the spot has yielded bones, tools, and preserved plant material that paint a detailed picture of the lives of human inhabitants for more than 200,000 years. Now, there’s a new sketch emerging:… Continue reading Cave camp bedding in Lebombo, South Africa