Lions and tigers and bears...... well, no bears. September 9th 2006 I know, I know...... so many animal pictures, but I cannot help it. These guys are so amazing and don't worry, I am almost past the animal portion of my trip!
The little baby lions were incredible. They were so friendly and soft. They are white lions, which are still on the endangered species list. It was quite an experience being with the cheetah. It seemed like no problem before I went in ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Western Cape » Oudtshoorn After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
It's June 15th and I am back in Kathmandu, we just arrived back from Pokhara where we did our long awaited 50km trek through the Himalayas. It was incredible, the experience of a lifetime. The monsoon season just started and there have been some really fantastic storms.....thunder so loud it shakes the buildings and jolts you from your peaceful sleep in the middle of the night. I love it. We are just kind of hanging out, day to day life and waiting to go to India....India - where it hit 50 degrees the other day!! You might say we are crazy but we are planning on headin... full info