The best tea.  Grown in the Eastern Highlands of Rhodesia.  The coffee might have been a bit iffy, but the tea was sublime.  The coffee was iffy because the cheaper brands had chicory added to it, and the French might like that kind of thing, but I'm not French.  The pure coffee was fine.

The local brew - Tanganda was a great tasting tea proudly grown and produced in Rhodesia

Boerewors (tr. farm sausage).  No braai/barbecue is complete without it.  The taste and texture is different than regular sausages, and it is delicious.

Boerewors - Traditional South African Sausage - always yummy on the braai.

Biltong.  Dried and cured raw meat with a very different taste than beef jerky.  I miss biltong.

Spotted at the airport in Johannesburg: Biltong! Similar to jerky, this South African dried meat snack comes in beef, ostrich, kudu (venison) and other big.

Renault R4 - ubiquitous in Rhodesia, and the taxi of choice.  Surprisingly comfortable seats and phenomenally reliable, and frugal with petrol.

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Ford Corsair.  The car my dad drove in Rhodesia.  You knew you were in Africa because the car radio had Short Wave on it in addition to Long Wave and Medium Wave.  A decent car.

The car my dad drove in Rhodesia. You knew you were in Africa because the car radio had Short Wave on it in addition to Long Wave and Medium Wave. A decent car.

BMW Cheetah.  There are few pictures of this vehicle; I suspect BMW is ashamed of it.  It was sold in Rhodesia, and because I think there were only 9 models of new car available it was popular.

I suspect BMW is ashamed of it. It was sold in Rhodesia, and because I think there were only 9 models of new car available it was popular.

Rhodesia is Lion Country the billboards used to say.  I know lots of people preferred Castle, but for me at a braai it had be a Lion.  Wors, steak, baked potato cooked in the charcoal, and a Lion in the twilight of a warm Saturday evening in Salisbury.  If heaven isn't like this there'll be words.

Rhodesia is Lion Country the billboards used to say. I know lots of people preferred Castle, but for me at a braai it had be a Lion. Wors, steak, sudza and tomato bredie, and a Lion in the twilight of a warm Saturday evening in Salisbury.

Peugeot 404 sedan and estate.  Ah Rhodesian memories.

Peugeot 404 sedan and estate. Ah Rhodesian memories.

Ritter Sport Chocolate:  There is no such thing as too much of it.

Ritter Sport Chocolate: There is no such thing as too much of it.

Sparletta Pine-Nut: The best soft drink ever: on a hot day in Salisbury, this was so refreshing and tasted so good.

Coca-cola -- fanta - - sparletta

Drank this as a child in South Africa, tasted of coconut and pineapple

Fun every time I flew.  God grant rest to all those murdered by terrorists in the Viscounts shot down by missiles, and in the case of Hunyani, those crash survivors subsequently murdered on the ground.

Air Rhodesia Vickers Viscount VP-YNI "Sabie" at Salisbury-International, circa (Photo: R.

Airstream Classic 30.  If there is a more civilised way of staying in the Great Outdoors...I'm not interested, I just love Airstreams.

Airstream Classic If there is a more civilised way of staying in the Great Outdoors.I'm not interested, I just love Airstreams.

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