Obtaining the visa to ‘Somewhere’

Obtaining the visa to ‘Somewhere’

Seeing as we now live in a global village, a few years ago I took it upon myself to also try my hand at  globetrotting.  If Africa can receive millions of foreign visitors upon its soils year in and year out, I saw no reason why I too could not visit foreign lands to broaden my horizons. I will not mention any specific destination, but I recall that upon embarking on one such voyage, the encumbrances I was faced with began even before I left Africa.

 

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African tales

African tales

Africa would just not be the same without the age-old tradition of storytelling.  Unfortunately for me, I never had the experience of sitting under the stars beside a fire in the evening, listening spellbound to folklores narrated by village elders. The closest I ever came to experiencing something similar was when we had electricity power cuts and used candles for light.  Once in a while our parents would then tell us a story or two.

 

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