Category Archives: travel

*Qatar*

Now that I’ve posted about our stopover in Cairo, I wanted to added a few from Qatar as well.  We had fabulous Canadian hosts who were the greatest guides (shopping, eating and other interesting sites!) of their city.  Thank you for your wonderful hospitality, it was awesome to see and experience this country and culture […]

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*A day in Cairo, Egypt*

On our way home from Afrika in early March, it worked out for us to spend one day in Cairo before we continued on to Qatar for a few days.  We organized a hotel right by the airport and an afternoon tour to the Giza Pyramids before we left home.  The oldest of the Seven […]

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*Spice Island ~ Zanzibar*

Zanzibar. Island paradise.  We said goodbye to our wonderful driver + truck in Dar es Salaam and boarded little 12 passenger planes for the 20 minute flight.  To this gorgeous island out in the Indian Ocean.  Stunning white sand beaches, warm clear turquoise ocean, coral reef fringing the island…a welcomed haven to end our time together […]

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*Inside a Maasai Enkang*

Red.  It’s a color that always attracts my eye.  As you drive along in East Africa the Maasai people stand out.  Whether they are at the roadside, herding their cattle or goats way off in the distance, standing by their hut.  Red Maasai blankets wrapped around them.  So vivid against the grass, dirt and sand. […]

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*Spots, Dots, Stripes and the King*

It is amazing, absolutely amazing, to observe the African animals in their natural habitat.  Each having very unique characteristics, behaviors and survival instincts.  Blending into their surroundings.  Relying on one another with their different strengths and weaknesses.  Sensing danger.  Providing food.  Protecting the young.  It’s survival of the fittest. Observing and photographing.  Wishing at times […]

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