Salvadora and the Strange Oasis

My latest article, written for and published in Travel News Namibia Spring 2018 issue is now available to read online at this site: Salvadora and the Strange Oasis

The track, enclosed by the walls of crumbling rock, eventually opened out into a desolate expanse. We had entered the caldera of the Messum Crater, an extinct supervolcano some 18 kilometres in diameter; last active some 130 million years ago…Being here was the closest I have come to travelling through time to some distant prehistoric era. Despite my veneration for this bygone landscape, the result of this excursion shifted my focus from the past, to a novel observation” Click here to continue reading…