Category: travel

Chasing the Sun

I chased the sun as best as I could. The beach holiday was sultry. The air heavy with humidity, but that wasn’t all the air was filled with. It was filled with mosquitoes. Mosquitoes as big as hummingbirds. They were relentless, they were busy all day long from […]

The Old Bridge

The old bridge, strong for over a hundred years. The tales it could tell. Of the babbling brook that flows beneath or of the footsteps that walked above. This bridge, of man-sized stones tightly bound. Even Mother Nature with her attempts, blizzards, earthquakes, heavy rains. The bridge remains […]

The Large Animals of Africa

Along with the lion, one of the other animals that best says Africa is the grand Elephant. There were several large mammals we were able to observe including the Elephant, Hippopotamus, Rhinoceros, and the Water Buffalo. One of the more rare sightings was of a baby Hippo and […]

Baby Jackals

One of the more curious things I pondered while on our African safari in Tanzania is how many animals spent their time along the road. Busy with trucks filled with tourists, you would think the wildlife would go find a quiet area far off in the distant plains […]

Zebra Colts

One of my favorite animals on my African Safari is no surprise. As a horse lover, it was only natural for me to immediately fall in love with the Zebras. Add to the lovefest, baby zebras were all over the place. Cute as a button they are. Little […]

Vervet Monkeys

The Vervet Monkeys is a smaller monkey in Tanzania and a nice colony lives in the forest of Ngorongoro Crater. The parents interchange baby watch and have no problem handling a child that isn’t their own. Such a wonderful community where mom’s help each other.