After a night’s stay in the Serengeti and a visit to a Maasai village, we slept at the edge of Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater. We’d yet to lay eyes on this masterpiece of cohesiveness over 3 million years old, and still the energy of the earth was undeniable. Here are the stories and photos. Continue reading Ngorongoro’s Eternal Masterpiece
In the most simple of ways, here’s a look at Ugandan firsts for our overland tour-goers. From zip lining to noshing on Nutella Rolex, there were a whole lot of firsts during our time in Uganda. Author’s note : The photos may be better than the writing in this one. You be the judge! Continue reading Never Had We Ever : Ugandan Firsts
What’s black and white and red all over? Why are some zebra brown and others black? What’s the proper pronunciation of “Zebra”? There’s only one way to find out… Continue reading Black and White and Red All Over – Lake Nakuru, Kenya
Nothing can prepare you for Africa.
No blog, no book, no amount of perusing through National Geographic magazines.
It’s a jump in and learn to swim kind of game.
At least, that’s how I imagined it to be. Continue reading This is Africa – An Overland Trek From Nairobi to Cape Town
A little slice of heaven has fallen from the clouds.
In the Indian Ocean, 2400 kilometers from the nearest continent, it has landed.
We call it Mauritius. Continue reading Mauritius : A Slice of Heaven
The streets of Yangon are colorful, lively and exciting. They also have some dark corners, which I discovered soon after moving there. By sharing this information, I hope to inspire you to brainstorm new possibilities for the future of Yangon’s streets and the children around town. Continue reading Life in Yangon, Myanmar : Taking to the Streets
“Come with us. We’re going for tea,” the wife chimed in.
I obliged and after sipping lahpet while sitting street side on plastic chairs, was taken on a whirlwind adventure throughout the Buddhist Temples and Monaseries of Myanmar – with plenty more tea stops along the way! Continue reading Life in Yangon, Myanmar : Touring With the Tea Couple
Watch the world go by in the form of tea gardens and waterfalls on the train from Ella to Kandy, Sri Lanka. Enjoy the view from the rails (and a taste of Milk Toffee) in this quick video! Continue reading From Ella to Kandy Sri Lanka : The Video
When dressing for an early morning safari, you don’t typically dress to impress. But maybe you should! Here’s how four females in flowing skirts were said to be the attractors of the shiest cat in the park : The Spotted Leopard.
Here’s a rare look at this majestic animal as well as elephants, buffalos, wild boar and more found inside Yala National Park in eastern Sri Lanka. Continue reading Leopard Spotted : Skirted Safaris in Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park
After ringing in the New Year a mile high, I began 2017 with an overly excited welcoming committee, a bus, train and moped ride to Sri Lanka’s adored UNESCO city, and found the studly Stilt Fishermen (pretending to be) hard at work. Take a look – all in Black and White! Continue reading Starting The New Year on Stilts : Galle Sri Lanka