A sign at the toll gate asks people to use alternative means of transportation today because #noecocash and a shortage of cash
So far so good - at least for me. Let’s see.. https://qz.com/africa/1747785/zimbabwe-is-battling-hyperinflation-with-new-notes-but-needs-ecocash
Current mood: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=RDIo4jA4Sju10
The falls carry very little water, but the river is always a source of life. Vegetables are out of stock - except for onions and cabbage, but cabbage isn’t served to tourists. Pap is also not served to tourists, and I miss pap. Everybody wants USD dollars in cash - yet not even RTGS dollars are to be gotten in cash. It is hot and dry and I am scared of the floods that will be coming soon. Elephants everywhere, so many elephants, too many elephants. …
@raucao @bumi Was reminded of you and the #hackerhaus by FB’s algorithm today while camping next to a power plant in South Africa. https://www.insider.com/what-are-sambuca-mussomeli-one-euro-homes-like-2019-9 https://www.businessinsider.com/meet-the-people-buying-italy-one-euro-homes-2019-8
As promised, I did check out the road to #Bulungula - and decided against it, when relatively steep hills were added to the dirt road. I’m most worried about broken axels because those will not be possible to fix without a crowdfunding campaign.. So I turned and continued towards Mthatha, only to have the engine break down on me repeatedly. First time I wanted to abort this mission - for about an hour. Today it’s already interesting again how changi…
Just crossed the river kei. So we are now in what was once called (and is still by many) Transkei. Because across the kei when coming from Cape Town - it’s almost always easy to understand why a place needed a new name, don’t you think? The history is long and fascinating, the culture is rich and beautiful - and as is so often the case, apartheid led to poverty till this day. It’s always either here or in Limpopo where the statistics are worst and w…
So grateful that I could contribute my small share to this big issue with @mozilla & #weareGIG! How do we reimagine and build an open internet for ALL? What’s needed according to 6 focus groups in #India #Brazil #Cameroon #Rwanda: #privacy #security AND #access #literacy & #tools for exchange and production that don’t reiterate bias!
#entrepreneurship especially in #tourism could provide alternatives to #abalone #poaching for #youth in this beautiful coastal area of #southafrica - and #making could amplify #conservation efforts with #soilsensors connected to #permaculture installations. We have spent a day with a beautiful view brainstorming - time for #connectingcommunities tomorrow! 🙌🏼 #weareGIG
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