I absolutely love this time of the year, the decorations, the tinsel, the smell of cinnamon in the air, twinkling lights on the tree, the presents and most of all the music… it gives you every reason to smile. My most favorite childhood christmas memory takes me back to the year I got my bicycle! I still remember the smell of our live tree, my dad asking me to get in position for the picture, and my extreme happiness to be sitting on my first pair of wheels Continue reading
Right about when this festive season began (late Nov – early Dec), I was engulfed by the worst thing a foodie could imagine- a virus! And not just any run on the mill virus… I was struck by the ugly, itchy and the extremely contagious rubella! Yes rubella (aka German measles) Started off with a ridiculously high fever in the wee hours of the morning, and then the horror of an alarming reflection starring back at me through my mirror after I jumped out of bed… My face looked like an orange peel… Only bumpier… Eeeeek!
A feast in a mall you ask; I know you would also be asking how would you really celebrate christmas in a mall? The answer is food… in fact food is the answer to everything!
5713 km and 21 days from where I had first started my journey in Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls; I was finally strutting around in Cape Town. The whole journey was an out of the world experience, every place I went to was so different from the other, the landscapes, the people, the language, I saw it change with every passing kilometer. Will 1 post of endless descriptions and pictures do this justice?… of course not! not even if I tried.
So where do I start…from the end, from Cape Town, a little piece of heaven, a haven for adventurous foodies and the casual snackers alike, vine covered valleys and home of the famous Table top mountain. But Cape Town had so much to offer, and even this single destination can’t be described with a single post, heck I don’t think even I have had enough of it just yet. Continue reading