It is a great pleasure to welcome back Sine Thieme with her second entry in this year's Travel Story competition. If you missed her first story, A New Dawn at the Bottom of the Globe, you can catch up with it here. Then you can enjoy her Road Trip through Europe, circa 1970 here.
Eva Melusine Thieme is the author of the travel memoir Kilimanjaro Diaries as well as the blog Joburg Expat, where she writes about her family’s adventures while living in South Africa. This essay is an excerpt from a first draft of her memoir about the life of an American expat family in Johannesburg. To learn more – and to learn the identity of the night-screaming creature – visit www.joburgexpat.com.