Adam and I met via The Global Travel Channel on which we have both been guests and we found mutual admiration, plus the fact that I find him a pleasure to look at and listen to, I know, I have a penchant for delicious young men with a beard and hat, but there is no harm in pleasing the eyes. He really is charming with a huge heart and with the quarantine lockdown and a halt in his travelling he is doing some online interviews with people he is connected to. It was my pleasure to be asked to join...
I had an amazing interview with Joe Mars of Capitalk Radio 100.4FM. Joe also visited with BlueBelle and I for a cup of coffee. The podcast of the interview is below: https://soundcloud.com/capitalk-fm/dot-bekker-travels The Facebook video of Joe's visit for coffee, link is below: https://www.facebook.com/goinghometoafrica/videos/784820851968052/
This was one of my first interviews, below is the link to the article and the text is below. The Heroine's Journey What is the best thing that I love about my work? My work for over a decade has been working with Entrepreneurs which I truly love. Entrepreneurship brings people such a feeling of independence and freedom. However, right now I am working on returning home to my country of birth, Zimbabwe. I am planning to drive home, through 20+ countries and 20000km, on my own. At the same time I plan to raise funds to help promising young...
Dot is Zimbabwean born and raised and after having lived in Europe for 20 years she decided to return home but uniquely she decided to drive through Africa to get there.
She achieved her dream by driving 20,000kms through 18 West African countries over 8.5 months on her own for most of the journey. Her book of the same title will soon be launched,and you can find out more about Dot or subscribe to the Blog for more.
If you're wondering how a 60 year old woman managed to traverse West and Central Africa in a 20 year old 2WD van on her own ... how she managed the loss of her clutch in Nigeria, her views of passing the Sahara desert, camping at dubious hotels, managing the many, many checkpoints and never paying a single bribe ... you can now read all about it ... https://goinghometoafrica.com/index.php/the-book