Back From Africa

Jambo! I’m back.
Here is a quick photo summary of our amazing two weeks in Rwanda and Tanzania.


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Yes that is Rwanda. Yes, Rwanda is safe.

No, they don’t walk around hacking each other to pieces with machetes.

And the epicenter of the Ebola epidemic is closer to Spain than most of East and South Africa.


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An enthusiastic welcome to the Volcanoes National Park


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Where the mighty Mr. Guhonda gave me the eye!!!


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Jumbo said….”Karibu Sana to Tarangire!”


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But his royal highness didn’t seem as pleased to have yet another voyeur disturb his peace.


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In the vast endless plains of the Serengeti, Cheetah played hard to get……


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and our picnic spots were mostly taken…..


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…………….but the daily drama of survival in the Savannah captured our hearts.


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And a brief stopover in exotic Zanzibar made for a lovely finale.

Back soon with details. Until then…….Safari Njema*, no matter where life takes you.

* Swahili for Safe Journey or Godspeed. Did you know the true meaning of ‘safari’ is journey and not its game-drive connotation?