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April 2020

The Story of Mukondeni Pottery

2020-04-22T21:45:43+01:00

"If pottery was a slow dance between the Earth and the potter’s hand, then for Sarah Munyai it has been a lifelong performance" Ribola Art Route Guide Gift Mkhari holding one of the beautiful Mukondeni clay pots Sarah Munyai, famous Limpopo (South Africa) potter and heroine of the Story of Mukondeni, learned the [...]

The Story of Mukondeni Pottery2020-04-22T21:45:43+01:00

The Story of Pilato Bulala:
A talented, inspirational young artist

2020-04-22T19:52:10+01:00

Pilato Bulala inspires all who meet him! One of the talented artists from Limpopo, South Africa -  whom I had the good fortune of being introduced to at least 5 years ago. I have had the pleasure of introducing many of our Alexandra's Africa guests to him on many occasions since. Everyone loves his work, [...]

The Story of Pilato Bulala:
A talented, inspirational young artist
2020-04-22T19:52:10+01:00

The Alexandra’s Africa Story:
A tale of 3 people!

2020-04-04T19:15:08+01:00

1980s - Early days This is a story that started many, many years ago, so many in fact that it's hard to tell when exactly it really started - so many experiences and influences. But we will start this Alexandra's Africa Story back in the 1980's when Alexandra worked as a conservation researcher in Namibia.... [...]

The Alexandra’s Africa Story:
A tale of 3 people!
2020-04-04T19:15:08+01:00

March 2020

In support of the artists of the Ribola Art Route…

2020-04-04T19:20:52+01:00

Covid19 has now appeared in Africa and more specifically, in our area of operation in Southern Africa. We had been hoping that perhaps the virus would not survive the heat and dry conditions of the region - but it has. Listening this morning to a panel of medical experts, brief representatives from Africa’s leading media, [...]

In support of the artists of the Ribola Art Route…2020-04-04T19:20:52+01:00

December 2019

Making Memories!

2020-04-04T19:25:08+01:00

As I write this, it is early summer here in South Africa, the sun is starting to set, and I am sitting with our guests watching a large elephant bull make his way around our safari lodge. He has been very close to the lodge, coming a little too close at times for comfort perhaps, [...]

Making Memories!2020-04-04T19:25:08+01:00