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200 - Willem (Safari Guide, Namibia)

Willem (seated)

Willem (seated)

Willem was the guide on my 9-day tour of southern Africa. Over the course of our trip, I grew to know and like him. He's quiet, but runs deep, as you'll hear. He works for Wild Dog Safaris, based in Windhoek, Namibia. I did the 9 day Delta and Vic Falls trip, but they've got everything from day trips to month-long excursions. (I didn't get any discounts or anything in exchange for this. I just really liked Willem, so if you go, please tell them Willem brought in the business.) Special shout-out to my drunken comrades by the fire...

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Music: "Na Ye" by Toto Bono Luaka; "Nomvula" by Freshlyground; "Pygmy Lullaby" by Jan Garbarek.

Not a video, but a lovely version of the song.

NYU Steinhardt Jazz Interview Series at SubCulture in New York. Dr. David Schroeder interviews legendary musician Richard Bona.