Going home to Africa is an honest, humble and uplifting account of an incredible adventure and Dot’s fighting spirit and firm belief in the universe working with her is inspiring. From the frustrations and doubts of the early parts of the journey, the reader really shares and partakes in Dot’s journey, blessings on the way, growing sense of p...
Fiona
Absolutely Compelling I could not put this book down and I am not an avid reader, getting bored quickly. I loved every moment of her journey and her easy writing style! Salute this amazing lady! I was truly sorry when the book came to an end! (from Amazon.co.uk)
Antoinette
FANTASTIC BOOK! I LOVED every page of this book and didn't want it to end. I have read many travelogues and this was by far my favourite. I enjoyed Dot's candid style of writing and she covered so many aspects of her journey such as local history, culture, cuisine , fashion ,wildlife, architecture but most of all I loved Dot's vivid d...
Kevin
My first impression was just: Wow! Hats off! What an impressive book... I can already now say that it is, along with Doris Kearns Goodwin's Pulitzer Price winning book on FDR & Eleanor Roosevelt, the most interesting and captivating read I ever had in front of me (and I read a lot of books...) ... the first pages start with lots of insights, bri...
Susanne
Dot is one of the most amazing "road" friends we made while overlanding through Africa, and whatever we were doing she brought a tremendous sense of humor to the situation ... started laughing out loud beginning with the forward... (from Facebook)
Laurie
I absolutely love travelling so this story really spoke to me. Having followed Dot in real time on her epic journey, I’m now absolutely loving the book ... Such an inspiring lady & attitude to life ? Would highly recommend!!! (from Facebook)
Catherine
I think the fact that you share ALL of your experiences, good and bad, and do NOT leave out the huge challenges and obstacles you had to face on a daily basis and did overcome all by never loosing your good humour and never giving up your goal, is what makes your book so special... (from Facebook)
Susanne
I’ve just been spending the whole evening with your book. I feel so fascinated by your story and I love the way you’re describing both breathtaking and funny situations ... (from Facebook)
Alexandra
Absolutely loved it. Very inspiring and Dot I would love to meet you one day when I visit Zimbabwe again. Thank you for sharing this amazing story. My lunch brakes will be so empty without all your adventures. Wishing you luck with all your projects and waiting for part 2 of your book. (from Facebook)
Justyna
I have just finished reading Going Home to Africa and I really enjoyed it. I enjoyed it more as the journey went on... Her experiences become more positive or she can at least laugh at the difficult, and sometimes downright ridiculous, situations. It’s certainly made me want an adventure although I feel driving through Africa would be a step ...
Nicola

About Dot

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.

 

Kusasa Scholarship Fund

Alongside my journey I've decided to raise funds for scholarships for girl's education in Zimbabwe, find out more about that here, to contribute to the Scholarship Fund please do so here.