I was six years old when the book Born Free was published. A year later, though just a beginning reader, I worked my way through the book, enthralled by the images of Joy Adamson and the lioness Elsa. You can imagine my thrill when Born Free, the award winning movie was released. Images of Kenya … Continue reading Dreaming of an East African Safari? Tips on Kenya and Tanzania
Zanzibar is the epitome of a paradise island: turquoise water, white sand, and the fragrance of spice in the air. It is a gloriously beautiful destination of the coast of East Africa, rich in history and tradition. Well worth the trip as a stand-alone destination, though not economically (or travel time) feasible for many of … Continue reading Best Things to Do in Zanzibar: Why Add Zanzibar to Your Safari Holiday
The 60s, the years just after retirement, are prime traveling years. If life’s been kind, you have the physical and economic resources to take Bucket List trips. But where to start? We asked some top travel bloggers for recommendations and put together an article with a dozen dream destinations to explore after retirment.
You wake early. A million stars shine overhead, with the smudge of the Milky Way clearly seen. An occasional bat darts by as it gathers its nocturnal meals, and you duck into your sleeping bag until the danger is past. You are on the trip of a lifetime - an adventure in the American Southwest … Continue reading White Water Rafting the Colorado, an adventure in the Grand Canyon
In 2014 UNESCO designated The Okavango Delta in Botswana as the 1000th world heritage site. I'm inclined to think that they saved that special number just for this environment as it is one of the most spectacular spots on earth. If you are traveling to the Okavango Delta, prepare yourself for the best African safari … Continue reading Okavango Delta Safari: an Authentic African Wildlife Safari Experience
An African Safari is a dream for most travelers, but what is it really like to be on safari? What can you expect on a typical day on safari? We had an incredible three weeks in Africa, ending at Londolozi Safari Lodge, one of the premiere luxury safari camps in South Africa. Londolozi is on … Continue reading A Day at a Luxury Safari Camp in South Africa: Londolozi