Travel Books: an African Safari

I read a lot of books to get ready for my ultimate bucket list trip! Of course, I had a head start on my reading since I’ve loved books about animals and Africa since reading Born Free at the age of 12. So it was with pleasure that I made a list and began reading…

Londolozi Game Reserve

Early morning today. We awoke to a knock on the door at 5:30. Off for a quick coffee at the lodge before jumping on the safari jeep and heading off in search of leopards. Our safarian partners, Karl and Jeremy, were leaving early and hadn’t seen a leopard. The radio buzzed with reports of leopard…

Cape Town with Rob D.

The 2inn1 Hotel sits at the base of Table Mountain next to the Premier’s house. It’s a quiet neighborhood with lush trees and shrubs lining the street. Not a bad place to wake up this morning. Rob Davidovitz, of Beautiful Cape Town Tours, arrived promptly at 9 with maps and suggestions for our day together.…

Okavango Delta

Quiet night last night if you discount the elephant in the camp again… We slept in this morning with coffee arriving at 7 am. Then off on a short game drive before arriving at the site of our Elephant interaction. Three orphaned elephants (orphaned as a result of an official culling operation) were taken in…