Letter from Asmara

20 September 2003

The Africa Pension has seen better days. Its floors are marble., the bedrooms are airy, the ceiling are high and at five dollars a night one shouldn’t complain. But the paint is peeling, the ancient wiring is dangerous, the communal shower is unreliable and the only phone has a confusing crackle.

It's the animals that really count

11 March 2002

Michael Holman is bowled over by two luxury lodges in Africa catering to his every whim

It's the animals that really count