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Back to the Bundu By Matt Artz
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Returning to southern Africa for the first time in 35 years, Matt Artz shares his adventures while volunteering for a conservation and research program in the Tuli Wilderness of Botswana. Despite... More > close encounters with lions, hyenas, and elephants, it’s the people of Botswana that left the biggest impression on him.< Less
Back to the Bundu By Matt Artz
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Returning to southern Africa for the first time in 35 years, Matt Artz shares his adventures while volunteering for a conservation and research program in the Tuli Wilderness of Botswana. Despite... More > close encounters with lions, hyenas, and elephants, it's the people of Botswana that left the biggest impression on him.< Less
Manic Mission: An Intricate Account of a Fleeting Bundu Bash through 10 African Countries By David Marcus
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David Marcus finished a Journalism course in November 2006 and decided to go on an investigative journey. He always wanted to cross his native Africa for the past 7 years. His motive was to find an... More > ‘African City’ to live in because in his opinion, “Cape Town, she is not Africa”. He found such a city, and Kigali, the safe capital of gorgeous Rwanda, is her name. Marcus believes that the journey is the destination, and that it’s not only about where you’re going that’s important, but how you get there, what you experience and who you meet along the way. What next? He might go live in Rwanda. Perhaps he will agree to volunteer in Uganda. Maybe the Lonely Planet will give him a job. It is his dream to become a travel writer and photographer, and with this first travelogue, he will hopefully make that dream a reality. What he definitely won’t do is stay put in any one place for too long, because he is clearly not that type of animal…< Less
Like a Bushman By Matt Artz
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"The spotted hyena had probably heard the kill, and took off towards the sound to see what it could scavenge. It managed to walk off with a small piece of the hind section of the antelope, and... More > used the convenient Mohave Highway to drag the hunk of nourishment the three or so miles back to its den, where its hungry pups were waiting. In doing all of this, it left behind a few cryptic clues in the sand, those clues waiting for someone, maybe a Bushman, or maybe just someone who wanted to be a little bit more like a Bushman, to happen upon them and to uncover this story of life and death in the bundu, before a vehicle drove down the road, the wind kicked up, a herd of elephant walked by, or it started to rain, and the story disappeared forever into the ether. .."< Less
Like a Bushman By Matt Artz
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"The spotted hyena had probably heard the kill, and took off towards the sound to see what it could scavenge. It managed to walk off with a small piece of the hind section of the antelope, and... More > used the convenient Mohave Highway to drag the hunk of nourishment the three or so miles back to its den, where its hungry pups were waiting. In doing all of this, it left behind a few cryptic clues in the sand, those clues waiting for someone, maybe a Bushman, or maybe just someone who wanted to be a little bit more like a Bushman, to happen upon them and to uncover this story of life and death in the bundu, before a vehicle drove down the road, the wind kicked up, a herd of elephant walked by, or it started to rain, and the story disappeared forever into the ether..."< Less
The Third Temple By Michael Spender
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This story imagines how technology for building stone circles migrated from North Africa to Portugal in or around 6000 BC. The hero is Bundu, a disciple of Turcu who developed the ideas and which are... More > described in the first of these stories, "Travels With Turcu".< Less
The Slope of Kongwa Hill: A Boy's Tale of Africa By Anthony R. Edwards
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Based on the author's memoirs, this novel picks up his story when, at age 9, as a result of his parents moving to East Africa, Tony finds himself bound for Kongwa School in January of 1952. Located... More > just south of the Maasai Steppe where was to be found every manner of game, exotic bird life, insects and reptiles, Kongwa provided a harsh if adventure-filled location in which to be educated and grow. The Slope of Kongwa Hill is a fascinating account of the journey of a sensitive young boy to a bolder young man. The story recalls the toughness, discipline, sometimes the brutality of British boarding school life, aggravated by the primitive location and its concurrence with the ever-present danger from living in East Africa's bundu. This is a kaleidoscope of never-to-be-repeated experiences, recounted with passion and delightful humour.< Less