This Is Africa - The aQuellé Midmar Mile

This Is Africa – The aQuellé Midmar Mile

I knew the words safari, savanna and Sahara, but Africa seemed to be such a far-off place.

I occasionally watched the wildlife splendor of Africa on American television and the grand spectacular of its savannas. I read books about lions and elephants. I marveled at pictures of alligators and gorillas. The towering pyramids of Egypt, the beautiful coastlines of South Africa and the gigantic waterfalls of Victoria stood out as vivid examples of the majestic of the African continent. In my mind as a child, Africa was a magical place that was nothing even close to my existence in my native America. It was a special place far, far away with breathtaking geography, unique creatures and exotic cultures beyond my imagination.


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