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Africa

There are more people dying of malaria than any specific cancer – Bill Gates Although there is malaria in Latin America, the chances of contracting this parasite are very remote and 90% of travellers do not plan any type of prophylaxis. In Africa it’s another story. There are three types of malaria in Africa and these kill far more people than I would have guessed. Once the parasite enters the human body it is difficult to eradicate it and can remain hidden for years in the liver and then awaken

Remember me my love, I’m the one you’re dreaming of Going for a ride, I’ll keep you warm inside I’m Gonna roll up the sidewalk, I’m gonna tear up the ground Comin’ round to meet you, The long way round Sooner or later, I’ll get me off this track Gotta do what it is that I do and then I’m – coming back Got sun in my face, sleeping rough on the road I’ll tell you all about it, when I get home Gonna roll up the sidewalk, I’m gonna

Man’s real home is not a house, but the Road, and that life itself is a journey to be walked on foot. – Bruce Chatwin There is always frustration when you relate to someone who does not speak your language and does not seem to make the slightest effort to try and understand you. In Latin America the frustration sometimes made me fume because I knew I did not speak Arabic (by now my Spanish I spoke it was relatively fluent) but sometimes it happened that people looked at me