Category: travel

Arusha National Park Wildlife

The small Arusha National Park near Arusha is teeming with a wide variety of wildlife. Upon driving into the park a wide prairie reveals some of the treasures inside. In one scene, Masai Giraffes, Zebras, Warthogs, and Baboons coexist peacefully. The Baboons calmly walk across the road knowing […]

Arusha National Park

It was Saturday morning – Market Day and the streets were filled with people traveling to and from the market. Arusha is a busy Tanzanian city that seems as if time has forgotten her. While many carried cell phones, there are no large supermarkets or stores. Instead small […]

And the Safari Begins

We arrived at Kilimanjaro airport in the evening. Stepping out onto the ramp stairs a hot Calima wind hit us. Greeting us to Tanzania, the wind quickly brushed away the Maryland winter we had left behind. It was the start of a week-long African safari in Northern Tanzania. […]

Seeing Deeper

This morning was spent in the beautiful Washington National Cathedral’s special event Seeing Deeper. This yearly event is geared for photography in mind, and the staff painstakingly moves all of the chairs to the side to clear the nave for beautiful captures. Docent Andy Bittner shared with me […]

“Nature” is what we see

“Nature” is what we see— The Hill—the Afternoon— Squirrel—Eclipse— the Bumble bee— Nay—Nature is Heaven— Nature is what we hear— The Bobolink—the Sea— Thunder—the Cricket— Nay—Nature is Harmony— Nature is what we know— Yet have no art to say— So impotent Our Wisdom is To her Simplicity. by […]

The Simple Life

This past week we’ve been in a winter wonderland. After the heavy snow “Snowzilla 2016” dropped on the Chesapeake Bay, warmer temperatures are forecasted for the next week. It’s been a busy week, and I’m starting to long for the quiet days that I spent on Chincoteague Island, […]

Rufous Tailed Hummingbird

Costa Rica, the land of the hummingbirds. The wide variety of hummingbirds seen throughout the country is spectacular, and the opportunity to have close views of them are bountiful. This week will is hummingbird week. A bird a day, that’s what 2016 will bring. This Rufous Tailed Hummingbird […]