Archive for January, 2018

The Birth of Sani Pass

“On a good day you can see until tomorrow” is how views from the edge of the Sani Pass have been described.

Standing on the summit staring into deep crevices and across coloured walls of rock, it is daunting to imagine that 160 million years ago enormous internal pressures from the core of the earth tore apart Gondwanaland and resulted in vast cracks in the crust of the African Continent. Through these fractures molten lava flooded over the shores of Africa and through lakes and swamps where dinosaurs had lived and died. read more