Monthly Archives: December 2011

Heaven and Earth

We are sitting in a valley near Hermanus, South Africa in a place called Hemal-en-Aarde.  Literally in Afrikaans this means Heaven and Earth.  There are rolling mountains that fold into the sea, with fluffy clouds and blue sky vast and … Continue reading

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Chobe Game Lodge

I have to admit I arrived here a bit jaded. After the amazing time in the private concessions, we moved to a largish lodge that had room for 48 guests. I was concerned it would be too big and not … Continue reading

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Vacation from vacation

I am a planner when it comes to our vacations. I research the heck out of places trying to find the unique experience, the once in a lifetime moments in places generally obscure. The road that is not only not … Continue reading

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Savuti Lodge

We were lucky. With all the rains the Savuti airstrip had been closed due to flooding, which meant guests had to overland 4-5 hours to get to the camp. We managed to hit it the day the airstrip was opened. … Continue reading

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Fishing on the Delta

To end our spectacular stay at Tubu Tree, we all went fishing our last afternoon on a pontoon boat. It took some creativity to push the boat into the water, but our guide Moses used the land rover to give … Continue reading

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