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Safari Sisters “I do not want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” — Diane Ackerman

Safari sisters take two - week 4

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 22 Oct 2018 | Views [74]

Safari sisters 2 - week 4 So after surviving the sandstorm (barely) we made our way to find some solace at a resort on the shores of Lake Malawi at Kandee Bay. Not able to stay in our tents - as Lala no longer had one - we splurged on a beach Banda ... Read more >


Safari sisters 2 - week 1

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 19 Oct 2018 | Views [74]

Safari sisters take two, one week in! Meki (Margaret), Kepi (Deborah) and Lala (Leigh) survived our 36hr journey relatively in tact. Met at the airport and transferred to our luxurious apartment at the Pili Pili hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. Rounded out ... Read more >


Safari sisters 2 - week 3

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 19 Oct 2018 | Views [70]

Safari sisters - week 3  So now begins the mad dash across Tanzania and to the bottom of Malawi in time to attend the Lake of Stars music festival - the biggest music festival in Africa and one of the top ten in the world apparently. Although ... Read more >


Safari sisters 2 - week 2

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 11 Oct 2018 | Views [84]

Safari sisters part 2 - week 2 So the blog was a good idea in theory but not so practical in reality, with patchy internet access and incredibly limited and unrealisable wifi, it has proven challenging to provide regular updates. At this stage ... Read more >


Photos: Safari Sisters take 2

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 29 Sep 2018 | Photo Gallery

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Here we go again....

RWANDA | Friday, 7 Sep 2018 | Views [111] | Comments [2]

Well it is all about to happen again - Rwanda, Tanzania and Malawi this time. THe Safari Sisters are together again on another adventure full of gorillas, tree lions, pink flamingoes and a wild african music festival... see you onthe other side. Sorry ... Read more >


Photos: Kodiak Bear

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 25 Dec 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Barrow

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 24 Dec 2017 | Views [163]

Leave hotel and grab a taxi to airport (shuttle wrongly booked) hotel has cost us extra $50 in taxi fares... Full flight to Utqiagvik ( vik =place) 90% get off at Deadhorse/ Prudhoe Bay oil fields massive area full of rigs processing plants and accommodation.... Read more >


Kodiak

UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Sunday, 24 Dec 2017 | Views [182]

Still dark at 0800 . Grab our breakfast and head off to the Russian Orthodox Church for morning Liturgy at the Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church dedicated to Saint Herman who lies instate ...traditional Russian Onion dome church ...been on this ... Read more >


Anchorage to Kodiak

UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Sunday, 24 Dec 2017 | Views [152]

Dark morning with the sun coming up at around 0800. Shops don't open until 10 or 11 am some stay open til 11pm. We p ack up and leave our accomodation and head to the airport on our free shuttle totally TAT. As we c heck in we are greeted ... Read more >


Photos: Hawaii

UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Sunday, 15 Oct 2017 | Photo Gallery


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Salmon sisters in Hawaii

UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Sunday, 15 Oct 2017 | Views [122]

After a few celebratory drinks in the Sydney Qantas Club and a tolerable Jetstar flight we arrived in Hawaii. Balmy weather and a bonus early entry to our room were rather pleasant after losing a day and most of a nights sleep. A quick jaunt out to Ala ... Read more >


Photos: Salmon Sisters

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery

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Here we go again - The Salmon Sisters

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Views [220] | Comments [3]

About to head off again (sans Lala this time...sigh). Tight arse tours have planned another of our legendary off the beaten path trips - feel free to follow and laugh at our misadventures.


Photos: Random Animals

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 24 Nov 2016 | Photo Gallery


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From the desert to the West Coast

AUSTRALIA | Friday, 28 Oct 2016 | Views [259] | Comments [1]

We left our sanctuary behind and headed off to the west coast of Namibia to the town of Swakopmund. The drive across was very scenic particularly watching the landscape change from desert to sandy coast dunes. After a brief drive by of the coast, we ... Read more >


Crossing the desert

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 27 Oct 2016 | Views [207]

So after leaving our camp site and being thankful we don't have to use our tents again for a few nights, we set off in our trusty truck...road runner...who makes a 'beep beep' sound everytime you open or lock the doors, we made the drive across Etosha ... Read more >


Camping in the wild

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 27 Oct 2016 | Views [217]

After escaping wolf creek, we headed to our next stop after stopping off in Tsumeb for some much needed data. Also stopped off at the post office to send some postcards. It must have been welfare day as there were people lined up everywhere handing over ... Read more >


Wolf creek

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 20 Oct 2016 | Views [202]

After leaving the beautiful Ngepi camp we headed off to Roy's rest camp for an overnight stop on the way through to Etosha. The accommodation was fine...especially for Lala who had her own room and bathroom...food was beautiful, local staff were sweet ... Read more >


On the banks of the Okavango

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016 | Views [246] | Comments [1]

We arrived at Ngepi camp and checked in to our beautiful open treehouse right on the banks of the Okavango! Best accommodation so far, got to sit out on our deck enjoying some sun downers while watching the hippos play and fight and appreciating the ... Read more >


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