Existing Member?

It's a long climb, to get to the bottom of things

Trip: Africa 2004: Senegal. Gambia, South Africa, Madagascar

There are [8] stories from my trip: Africa 2004: Senegal. Gambia, South Africa, Madagascar


don't you worry your pretty little head

MADAGASCAR | Monday, 8 Nov 2004 | Views [448]

hello! welcome to madagascar! i know it's been awhile, but there are no predators or dangerous animals on the island, so don't worry bout me! i think i was separated at birth. the people here love that which does not make sense almost as much as ... Read more >

Tags: antanantarivo, emily predny, finaratsoa, lemurs, madagascar, parc nationale ranmanfana, predny, tulear


the love of a lifetime: South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Monday, 25 Oct 2004 | Views [291]

cheesy firehouse 80s rock aside, i have found the love of a lifetime. South Africa. this is the only place i have ever traveled that feels like a place i could live. every moment here, every stop is even more incredible and beautiful than the last.... Read more >

Tags: cape town, elephants, emily predny, great white shark diving, kruger park, predny, south africa


heaven and somewhere else.

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 20 Oct 2004 | Views [494]

so at the start of this branch of adventure, the official announcement is that we have extended our travels together until Nov. 15th. the two extra weeks hopefully sunning the the wild adventureland that is madagscar. south africa. so i am going ... Read more >

Tags: aparteid museum, benoni, emily predny, johannesburg, predny, south africa, soweto, surfing, transkei


and that's what it's all about.

GAMBIA | Saturday, 9 Oct 2004 | Views [210]

when i am traveling, there are some things that come back to me very easily- being able to work around not having street signs and only one bad map- and things that I forget how difficult and how long it takes to get over- the culture shock of ... Read more >

Tags: emily predny, gambia, koalack, predny, senegal, tanji


when life immitates English Lit.

GAMBIA | Sunday, 3 Oct 2004 | Views [371]

so the paradise inn was of course not so paradise-y. no water, no electricity, a no go. but being as how i had already walked two miles from the road with my pack on, i was loathe to give up and they sent me over to the kairo gardens, where i stayed ... Read more >

Tags: banjul, emily predny, gambia, predny, tanji


we go this way that, with french fries

SENEGAL | Thursday, 23 Sep 2004 | Views [379]

thank you all so much for your letters. it makes the whole day smiley when i open up my email and hear voices from home. so anyone who wants to feel the dakar experience with me, go get yourself a sandwich. then, stuff it with french fries the way you ... Read more >

Tags: banjul, dakar, lac rebta, salt lake, senegal


what are you wanting? wanting fabric for the clothes?

SENEGAL | Friday, 17 Sep 2004 | Views [401]

bonjour. my french is good enough to communicate and get around, bad enough that no one is thinking that i speak french. the best is when i get so flustered that my english turns bad too, that really throws the hordes of men specializing in torturing ... Read more >

Tags: dakar, emily predny, predny, senegal


and yes, I am afraid of bed bugs.

SENEGAL | Wednesday, 15 Sep 2004 | Views [348]

well hello there, mes amis. after a grueling 26hours of surviving on airplane food alone, i have arrived in senegal. arriving after dark was a bit harrowing, and of course the only ATM in the airport was conveniently not accepting any of the three ... Read more >

Tags: dakar, emily predny, predny, senegal