By Gord Breedyk, Wayne Tebb, Werner Voight, Werner Voigt
The notable tale of a guy who used to be born in Germany and determined, as a tender guy, to to migrate to Africa. His publication describes sixty years stories as a settler, durning which he built plantations for his staff and at last for himself. He and his relatives skilled many hardships, disappointments and rewards whereas residing in East Africa from 1926 to 1986.
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I got a tent, a camp bed, a table and chair, some kitchen utensils, and provisions for the men and myself. We also took enough tools, axes, bush knives and hoes to begin the task of establishing a new plantation. In a few days, we had gathered all the necessary tools and provisions, loaded them aboard an oxcart, and set out on our journey. Ombasha Sudi, my headman, knew the place to which we were heading. We embarked on our journey early one morning. I rode in front on my donkey, followed by the men on foot and the oxcart bringing up the rear—quite a caravan.
Well, I had to go myself and cut a really nice tree. We decorated it and put on some candles. I had bought a doll that the Goan shopkeeper had found for little Erika. Mrs. Arras had arranged for a goose, which she roasted in the traditional German manner. Arras had invited three Europeans. The first to arrive was Mr. Korn. He came riding in on his donkey, dressed in spotless whites. He had started a salt evaporation operation, called a saline, near Bagamoyo and was known as the “Salt Baron” when he was lucky with his salt, or the “Salt Herring” when his luck was down.
I can’t get back. ” Leni finally found the rifle but could not find the cartridges. ” she called, as the lions seemed quite unconcerned. Leni was unable to find the cartridges. Fortunately for Konrad the lions eventually decided to move on and he was able to get back to the house, his health if not his dignity intact. Not surprisingly, work on the new indoor washroom took on a whole new priority. At that time, quite a number of lions were in the area and one had to be careful, especially at night.
60 Years in East Africa. Life of a Settler 1926 to 1986 by Gord Breedyk, Wayne Tebb, Werner Voight, Werner Voigt