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Walking Safari: Day One

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Glorious Safaris in Africa: We walked single-file out of the Camp Tena Tena just after dawn on a Sunday morning. There were six of us. In the lead, Chris carried the rifle, followed by Braston our guide. I came next, then my daughter, Catherine, my sister Carolyn, and finally Bishod, guide in training. To walk the savannah, down, up and over empty oxbow lakes, and then step into the cool shade of a grove of ebony -- it's like that. You feel Africa close. [...]

The Missed Connection

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It happens. If you travel, every now and again, you're going to miss your connecting flight, and yesterday, my number was up! A cheap airport hotel in Atlanta and a little travel humor :-). [...]

John Drew Wins Summer Luggage Drawing

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Congratulations to John Drew, winner of my Summer Giveaway! As a thank-you to my followers, in April I announced a second quarter drawing for a Travelpro Platinum Magna 21 [...]

Our African Safari in Zambia

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So, you want to go on safari in Africa. But where? To say that the continent is vast is a gross understatement. Africa holds more than 20 percent of the Earth’s total [...]

Visiting The Mouse

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Catherine, you’ve just graduated from high school! What are you going to do next? “I’m going to Disney World!” My daughter Cat graduated from high [...]