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Trip: Africa

There are [14] stories from my trip: Africa


Gallery: Zambia

ZAMBIA | Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Home for the holidays

ZAMBIA | Thursday, 10 Jan 2008 | Views [612] | Comments [1]

Amy: 5 flights, 2 delays, one sprint through the Montreal airport and we arrived home on Christmas Eve around 4pm.   It has been great to be home to catch up with family and friends but one of our friends complained that we haven’t updated the site ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Gallery: Botswana

BOTSWANA | Thursday, 20 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Okavango Delta

BOTSWANA | Saturday, 15 Dec 2007 | Views [6240]

Amy: It is Dec. 15 th as I type this update and I can’t believe how fast the time is going by on our Safari.   We arrived in Maun (gateway to the Okavango Delta) on the 13 th and went on a scenic flight of the Delta in the afternoon.   It was beautiful ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Gallery: Etosha

NAMIBIA | Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery


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More Animal Adventures

NAMIBIA | Tuesday, 11 Dec 2007 | Views [680] | Comments [3]

Patti:   Amy and I have been analyzing our last couple of days and are both feeling very fortunate that we had such amazing animal viewing and scenery when we were in Kruger Park a couple of weeks ago. Being in Etosha Park in Namibia was very different.... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


Gallery: Cape Town

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 8 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Safari Week 1

NAMIBIA | Saturday, 8 Dec 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Week 1 Safari more details

NAMIBIA | Saturday, 8 Dec 2007 | Views [498] | Comments [1]

Amy: Day one of our safari started with a tour of a local township.   It was the first township in Cape Town.   The townships started when areas were declared white only during apartheid and the non-whites were moved out of the area into the townships.... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


6 days into Safari

NAMIBIA | Thursday, 6 Dec 2007 | Views [392] | Comments [1]

Amy: We arrived in Swakopmund, Namibia this morning after camping out in the middle of no where last night.  There are 22 of us along with 3 guides and so far so good.  We are spending 2 nights here before heading out on Saturday.  So far we toured a ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Pre-safari update

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 1 Dec 2007 | Views [544] | Comments [1]

AMY:  Just a quick update.  We went out to Simons town today (South of Cape Town) to see the penguins and we had a pre-trip meeting tonight for our safari.  It sounds like it is going to be a good trip.  Cape Town has been a great place to visit and we ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Gallery: Kruger Ntl. Park

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 30 Nov 2007 | Photo Gallery


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The Wilds of Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 29 Nov 2007 | Views [846] | Comments [1]

Patti:   It seems like forever since we have offered an update and lots has happened in the last week. Our time in Kruger National Park was amazing and our warning about it being the wrong time of year to see animals did not play out. Within 30 minutes ... Read more >

Tags: Animals


Disaster Averted

SOUTH AFRICA | Thursday, 22 Nov 2007 | Views [720] | Comments [5]

Patti:  Well, it has been quite the ordeal over the past number of days. Our 4 hour plane delay turned into a 20 hour delay so we spent a night in the Dubai airport with several thousand other people. The worst part about the situation was that no information ... Read more >

Tags: Airports