Category Archive: Africa

Sunrise in Africa

  The golden hour of sunrise and the exotic location of the Serengeti, that’s the combination every person desires. An eye-popping vista worth the agonizing lengthy plane ride and whatever expense was giving… Continue reading

Photographic Travel Review of 2016

    The year of 2016 was my most ambitious travel year to date. It included Expeditions to the desert, exotic beaches, multiple safaris in Africa, swimming with wild dolphins and whale sharks,… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Shimmering Sunset

  Shimmering Sunset   The golden hour, the end of another day. No matter how awful it was it will always end with magic. The lucky few enjoying the end of the day… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Family Bond

    Family Bond   Your family bond can be strengthened if you share goals, do family responsibilities together, have family meetings, encourage and support each other, and eat meals together. Accomplish these… Continue reading

My Top 10 Unique Travel Experiences

      There is so much to see and do in the world and in my position as a part-time traveler I’ve just touched a small portion. With that said, I’ve still experienced… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Shady Tree

  Shady Tree   In the vast Savanna of the Rift Valley, a shady tree can be your best friend. The heat can make the grassy fields appear to be on fire. Under… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Golden Zanzibar

  Golden Zanzibar Zanzibar is beautiful in the daylight. The view in the clear blue waters isn’t bad either. But, definitely, don’t miss the sunset as the dhows dart across the horizon and darkness blankets… Continue reading

Expedition Africa Reflected

    Expedition Africa As I planned my trip to Africa, I knew it would be one to remember for the rest of my life. It turned out to be a life changing event… Continue reading

Cultural Light of South Africa

   March 19th, 2016        I had arrived in the last country of my four-country tour of Africa exhausted and longing for the comforts of home. Living out of a suitcase and traveling… Continue reading

Hiking Hell’s Gate, Kenya

  Hell’s Gate, Kenya The name evokes the images of somewhere hot and deadly. An African wilderness filled with top of the food chain predators. Hell’s Gate National Park in Kenya should be renamed… Continue reading

Skeleton Coast and the Namib Desert

           The 2nd half of my safari in Namibia was another long drive through the world’s oldest desert and the Skeleton Coast of Namibia. It was time to leave Etosha National… Continue reading

Etosha National Park, Namibia

Etosha National Park During my visit to Namibia I decided to do a safari that would allow me to see most of the country. The safari began in the capital city of Windhoek and… Continue reading

Sandboarding Namibia

    Sandboarding is a recreational activity, an extreme sport, much like snowboarding but less widely available. It’s difficult to build a lift in the sand dunes making sandboarding less available. With all regards, it… Continue reading

Jozani Forest & The Red Colubus Monkey

    The only national park on the Zanzibar archipelago is the Jozani National Park. It’s a dense coastal rainforest along with mangroves and salt marsh, home to hundreds of species of flora and… Continue reading

Maasai, Once Fierce Warriors

    The Maasai of the Rift Valley are famously known to be fierce warriors and were deserving of that moniker. So powerful at war, the British never tried to pacify them in fear… Continue reading

The Legend of Zanzibar

    The Legend of Zanzibar   Once upon a time… the Sea said to the Queen of Sheba while at sea “promise you’ll return again”. She threw her pearl necklace into the sea… Continue reading

Sunkissed Zanzibar

  Zanzibar conjures the imagination, a destination once reserved for explorers like Dr. Livingston. A word you would come to associate with James Bond and other worldly souls. Zanzibar is an Archipelago in… Continue reading

Lake Nakuru, Kenya, Africa

    March 9,2016 Lake Nakuru National Park is famous for its thousands of flamingos, at least it used to be. Many of these birds have moved and favored other lakes. During my visit,… Continue reading

Eden of Africa, Maasai Mara

  The Maasai Mara bares many names, one that I’ve composed myself is “Eden”. The reserve is a haven for many animals, some passing through for the great migration. This sanctuary is a perfect… Continue reading

Teleported to The Maasai Mara

    Today I awoke as a child, the same child that lacked the opportunity to travel. The same child that traveled vicariously through National Geographic and Wild Kingdom and other nature shows. Today… Continue reading

Expedition Africa

  Expedition Africa “Why Africa?” is the question I’ve been commonly asked since I publicly announced my trip to Africa.  The reasons are purely for self discovery. I want to experience the Africa I saw… Continue reading