Africa

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Our adventures around Africa, including Kenya, Cape Town, South Africa, Tanzania, and of course the mountain gorillas of Uganda.

Around The World in 4 Months and a Day

Around The World in 4 Months and a Day

After a long absence from traveling (and thus blogging) due to some pesky knee surgery issues for Mark, we’ve embarked on our longest trip ever… 4 months and a day. We left Dallas on ...
Out of Africa Lives on at Angama Mara

Out of Africa Lives on at Angama Mara

Our final stop was Angama Mara, a very special new safari lodge created and operated by Steve & Nicky Fitzgerald, legends in the luxury safari lodge industry, and good friends of our good ...
Fishing in the Seychelles

Fishing in the Seychelles

After a 36 hour delay, we finally got a weather clearance to fly from Mahé to Assumption Island. Tropical Cyclone Fantala had been as strong as any storm on record in the Indian Ocean, but the news ...
Angama Mara Safari

Angama Mara Safari

To close out our ‘April in Africa’ series, we’ll leave you with a photographic replay of our incredible safari game drives in the Maasai Mara. Before the trip, we wondered how ...
Bonzour from the Seychelles

Bonzour from the Seychelles

Part 3 of our April in Africa trip: the Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 islands just south of the equator, east of Africa, and ‘a thousand miles from anywhere,’ as the tourist board slogan ...
Cape Winelands, South Africa

Cape Winelands, South Africa

The Cape Winelands is a region of the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It is the largest wine producing region in South Africa and is divided into six main wine regions, each offering its own ...
We Love Cape Town!

We Love Cape Town!

We’ve been so delighted to return to the many wonders of Cape Town. Along with Sydney and Paris, it ranks as a favorite city of ours. Mountains, ocean, beaches, and vineyards; fascinating ...
The Dunes of Namibia

The Dunes of Namibia

We’re spending April in Africa, our 3rd visit to the continent. We’re excited to visit 3 places we haven’t been before – Namibia, the Seychelles and Angama Mara lodge in Kenya –  plus ...
Gorillas in the Mist-y Impenetrable Forest

Gorillas in the Mist-y Impenetrable Forest

“Last but not least” is a definite understatement for the final leg of our East African Adventure….trekking to see mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda. Besides ...
Videos from the Serengeti

Videos from the Serengeti

I added a few videos to my Serengeti post after I had already published it, so here they are in case you missed them. The wildebeest crossing is long, but the others are pretty short. Here’s a ...