Trekking Mount Kenya (3 of 4)

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Day Three: Easy half day Up early again, drying out from yesterday’s big long hike in the rain, we were looking forward to a much easier day. The trek up to Austrian Hut would only take the morning, and although steep in parts Daniel assured me it would be much easier than our previous day. […]

Trekking Mount Kenya (2 of 4)

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Day One: Drive to the Mountain African is infamous for its rubber time so I was prepared when 10:00 am stretched to past noon before we all got into our vehicle and began the drive to Chogoria village for lunch. One note here, the guide company assured me that I would be able to use […]

Trekking Mount Kenya (1 of 4)

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Hiking the highest mountain in Kenya over four day

A Trek in Dogon Country #1 – Mopti, Mali, South Africa

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The prime attraction in West Africa.

The Drakensberg, South Africa

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Drakensberg from Inkosana It was great to rest up awhile in Jo’burg after a tedious two day flight from Panama City. The lounge room of Rockey Street Backpackers is awash with tourist brochures enticing travellers to all over Southern Africa. I knew roughly where I wanted to go. There were still parts of the Drakensberg […]

The Aberdare Mountain Ranges (Nyandarua Range)

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Also known as “Scotland with lions”, this is not y

Massage: Moroccan Style

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An invigorating and inexpensive way to lose the st

Cycling with the Police in Egypt (2 of 2)

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After the Luxor attack, the police are very protec

At Home in Lamu (7 of 7)

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The sun was rushing toward the horizon, streaking the sky with reds and oranges, and through the haze I saw the mud and stick houses of the villagers, the palm trees � and then a huge crowd gathered at the pier. It looked as if the entire village had come to watch the most exciting […]

At Home in Lamu (5 of 7)

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At Home in Lamu Lamu, Kenya The Indian Ocean taught me new meanings of the word blue. The channel in front of the waterfront was dirty and had no beach, although that didn’t deter the local kids trying to escape the midday sun or the hungry donkeys looking for scraps of garbage. It was a […]