Monthly Archives: June 2011

Close encounter of the elephant kind

There’s something slightly unnerving about being in an open top jeep at dusk in the middle of the African savanna and seeing a tree as tall as a house start to shake uncontrollably. Even more unnerving is seeing that tree … Continue reading

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Morning glory

You know you’re in Africa when the closest thing to a traffic jam is being stuck bumper to bumper with a herd of water buffalo. And this is exactly where we found ourselves on one of our early morning game … Continue reading

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Out of Africa

The van crawled to a stop next to a huge aloe cactus and the motor shuddered to a halt. Even before the red dust had a chance to settle, we immediately started chatting excitedly. Most of us had traveled half … Continue reading

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