An African Safari Experience

With SO many of my American friends + clients booking safaris now that COVID is over and travel restrictions are lifted, I thought I would share a collage of beautiful photos from a trip I took in late 2019 pre-COVID. How many people in the world can say they’ve had a truly authentic African safari?…

South African Healing Herbs

Many people don’t realise that where I’m from, the first choice for a healing remedy is not always a pill from the pharmacy. A lot of the time, it’s an organic alternative from the herbs and naturally occuring vegetation in South Africa. After reading about these remedies that have been around for thousands of years, you may yourself switch to healing herbs.

The Faces of Africa

The culture and history of Lesotho are so rich, it’s impossible not to fall in love with the people and the kingdom.

Nature For Healing

The Most Famous African Proverbs South African Ubulawu South African traditional healers use “ubulawu” to open their intuition and dreaming and to increase their learning ability. It’s a medicianal herbal plant. Some species are also used for people who need to heal aspects of their minds, while laypeople use it for dreaming and to increase…

Ubulawu: Africa’s Self Transformation Plant Healing Medicine

Phytoalchemist-Herbalist-Medicinal Plant Researcher: Jean-Francois Sobiecki. BSc.Hons. EthnoBot. (UJ)., Dipl Clin Nutr. (Aus). Intro My path as a herbalist healer took a long time to realize where I was for many years seeking answers to who I am. The path was not easy, yet I found great breakthroughs with plant medicines such as Ayahuasca and then…

An African Folktale About The Hippo

Here is an African folktale about ‘Why Hippos Don’t Eat Fish’: When God was giving each animal a place in the world, the pair of hippos begged to be allowed to live in the cool water which they so dearly loved. God looked at them, and was doubtful about letting them live in the water:…

#147notjustanumber: The Victims of Kenya

As a three-day period of national mourning ends in Kenya for the massacre of nearly 150 students at a university in the country’s east, a social media campaign has coalesced around the mounting outrage and grief to commemorate the individual victims. People are using the hashtag #147notjustanumber #theyhavenames to join the discussion on social media…