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Travelling on a budget is not for the faint-hearted. It's also not for those who love perfect plans. As they say, a good plan is better than a perfect one that is never executed. Read on to find out why.    [caption id="attachment_3490" align="aligncenter" width="750"] We had no idea that a 4x4 vehicle is a must for driving into the Moremi National Park in Botswana[/caption]   Not long ago I travelled to South Africa, Zimbabwe,
Men like taking risks. That's a fact. They take risks when  learning, playing, sitting and even sleeping. In fact, they do it all the time. [caption id="attachment_3458" align="aligncenter" width="333"] Do women earn the right to live longer?[/caption] I am guilty of a few sins myself. No wonder we die early, right? I guess you have heard of men sitting in the bathtub with laptops connected to electricity, or men sitting on top of moving trains,
We never planned to specialise in budget travelling. Circumstances forced this on us. And we don't regret. Here is why. [caption id="attachment_174" align="alignleft" width="750"] Oops! This big fellow has just noticed us. It's time to run.[/caption] Imagine for a moment that it's the early 90s.  You are a poor student in a far away country. Thousands of kilometres away from home.   On another continent to be exact. In a country that recently transformed from