Monthly Archives: September 2010

Lake Nakuru: Our Date with a Rhino….Amidst A Sea of Pink

After visiting the mountain gorillas in the Congo, we had a couple days of driving before we returned to Kenya. The next stop was Lake Nakuru National Park, our final game drive in Africa.  This was also our last chance … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Africa Through the Eyes of a Miniature Bulldog

Since we couldn’t bring our dogs along on this trip, Dana got me a small bulldog that looks exactly like mine who is back home in the United States. Here are a few shots of “Mini Spanky” and his adventures … Continue reading

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Mountain Gorillas: An Hour with Nature’s Most Amazing Creature

When we were researching for our trip around the world, there were a few people who had blog posts mentioning the activity of trekking to see the mountain gorillas through the region of D.R. Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda. After Dana … Continue reading

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Farewells, Deep Lakes, and Equator Crossings…

All but two of our twenty-eight members of the overland trip got off the truck in Nairobi, Kenya after we departed the Serengeti. They represented Chile, Canada, England, Germany, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, and Australia…… and Adam and I will … Continue reading

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The Ngorogoro Crater: Greatest Show on Earth, Part II

After our Serengeti experience, the Ngorogoro crater had a lot live up to: we had just seen the most amazing wildlife of the trip so far, the name Ngorogoro (which means “sound a cow bell makes” in the tribal Maasai … Continue reading

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The Serengeti: Greatest Show on Earth, Part I

Do you remember that feeling as a kid the night before Christmas, where it was really hard to sleep because you were so excited for the next day? Well that is precisely what it felt like before our three day … Continue reading

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