Travel Stories: Chobe National Park, Botswana – Day Eight

This Chobe National Park tour was really about the birds; it was a good day for birders but no lions, leopards or cheetahs for us big game hunters.

29th Nov
Warthog foraging for food in the bush near the Chobe River in Botswana - taken with a Nikon D300 camera and Nikon 80-400 VR II lens

Travel Stories: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Day Seven

Despite the wonderful safaris of the past week, this was the best day of my vacation so far! A spectacular day devoted solely to Victoria Falls.

26th Sep
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe collage

Travel Stories: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe – Day Six

This was a travel day; in the morning I was saying goodbye to Johannesburg, South Africa and by early afternoon I was in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe dancing with the Zulus and in the evening cruising down the Zambezi River at sunset.

29th Aug
Me and Zulus dance at Victoria Falls airport in Zimbabwe

Travel Stories: Johannesburg, South Africa – Day Five

Part of the Tydon Safaris 12-day Exclusive Tour is a full-­day tour of Johannesburg with MoAfrika Tours. With Susanne from Berlin Germany along for the ride, I had a feeling that this would be an intimate look from an entirely different perspective.

16th Aug
Apartheid Museum - Mandela Exhibit collage

Travel Stories: Safaris – How Close Can You Get?

Before I went on safari to Africa, some of my friends wondered aloud (or asked me directly) how close I thought I would get to the wild animals. Well...

08th Jul
With tourists watching, an Elephant takes a swim in the Chobe River at Chobe National Park, Botswana - taken with a Nikon D300 camera and Nikon 80-400 VR II lens

Travel Stories: Tydon Safari Camp, South Africa – Day Four

I was sorely disappointed to be leaving the Tydon Safari Camp that day and we drove through the famous Panoramic Route in drizzling rain and, at times, a heavy thick scene-stealing fog which matched my mood.

28th Jun
Landscape (digitally painted) taken from the highway on the Panorama Route in Sabie, South Africa - taken with a Nikon Coolpix AW110